Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1871 Shield Nickel in Copper
    Judd-1056, PR66+ Red and Brown

    1871 5C Shield Nickel, Judd-1056, Pollock-1191, High R.7, PR66+ Red and Brown PCGS. CAC. Ex: Simpson. A few complete 1871 proof sets were struck in copper, from the cent to twenty dollar. The plain edge Judd-1056 was an entry in those sets. Judd-1056 is very rare. The (9/20) PCGS Population and NGC Census each show three examples, and it is likely that one or more of those pieces have been broken out of their holders over the past 35 years. This crisply struck Premium Gem is brick-red with a blush of lilac across both centers. We report only delicate contact on the large 5, along with a narrow diagonal toning streak on the lower right obverse. Population: 1 in 66 (1 in 66+) Red and Brown, 0 finer (9/20).
    Collecting Patterns – A Brief History and Commentary

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A2T, PCGS# 71315)

    View all of [Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part II ]

    View Certification Details from PCGS

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2020
    19th-22nd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 272

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold on Nov 19, 2020 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 7 days left to consign to the 2021 December 16 - 19 US Coins Signature® Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I have now had four successful auctions with Heritage and plan on at least several more with your firm.
    [ Entire Letter » ]
    Lowell J. DeMers, CPA,
    Los Angeles, CA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search