Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1874 Shield Nickel in Copper
    Judd-1350, PR64 Brown

    1874 5C Shield Nickel, Judd-1350, Pollock-1494, R.7, PR64 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The regular Shield nickel dies for the year. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Two or three examples are known in this metal, plus the same number in aluminum. Although often described as dies trials, they were manufactured for sale to a small group of well-connected insiders. This coin does not appear to match the example offered by Stack's in October 1997. It does match the 1979 Oscar J. Pearl coin with a diagnostic spot on the reverse denticles at 7:30. Copper-brown surfaces display considerable violet and maroon accents. Glossy and attractive.
    Ex: Oscar J. Pearl Collection (Bowers and Ruddy, 6/1979), lot 1373.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 61654)


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    October
    30th Friday
    Auction Dates
    November
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    5 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 25
    Auction Type
    Signature®:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Signature® Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.
    Track Item