U.S. Coins Nickels Shield Nickels

1881 5c PCGS XF40

Eye Appeal:
Degree of Toning: 3/10
DLRC Inventory #: 235468

Item Not Available
This item has sold in auction and is not available.
Add to wantlist (Sign in)

Auction Name: Thursday - Internet Auction # 231.
Closed On: Thursday, March 20, 2008 4:20 PM.
Realized: $610.

Item Description:
Mintage of just 68,000 coins. Medium grey and original surfaces. Key date. While not quite as rare as the 1880 in business strike format the 1881 is truly scarce and seldom seen. Most high grade certified coins are actually Proofs in a mint state holder (typos).

DLRC Related Auction Data:
Date Sold

1881 5c NGC MS66



1881 5c PCGS MS63



1881 5c ANACS AU58



1881 5c ANACS XF45



1881 5c PCGS VF30



Add Similar Items to Your Want List

By adding this your want list we will send you automatic emails when matching items come available for sale or auction. There is no obligation on your part.

Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 3811 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
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: 68,800