Description

    Elusive 1875 Shield Nickel, MS66
    Late Obverse Die State

    1875 5C MS66 PCGS. The 1875 Shield nickel is one of the better dates within the series, an elusive issue in high grades. This Premium Gem boasts superlative preservation over golden-gray surfaces that show lambent but thorough luster. Adding to the appeal is the interesting, extremely late obverse die state, showing numerous peripheral cracks and bulging and buckling in the top-shield area. Population: 10 in 66, 0 finer (3/13).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 22PA, PCGS# 3804)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel


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