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1879 5c NGC MS66

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1879 5c NGC MS66

DLRC #: 226299 // PCGS #: 3808

Mintage of only 25,900 coins. Flashy and nice.

  • Category Nickels
  • Series Shield Nickels
  • Type Shield no Rays
  • Years for Type 1867-1883
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Nickel
  • Mint Location Philadelphia
  • Designer James B. Longacre
  • Composition 75% copper; 25% nickel
  • Weight 5g
  • Edge Type Plain
  • Mintage 25,900
Title Realized Sold
1879 5c PCGS/CAC MS66 - Tied for Finest $6,350.00 03/31/2013
1879 5c NGC MS66 $1,850.00 11/28/2004