U.S. Coins Nickels Shield Nickels

1879 5c PCGS/CAC MS66 - Tied for Finest

Eye Appeal:
Degree of Toning: 2/10
DLRC Inventory #: 378597

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Auction Name: Internet Auction # 745.
Closed On: Sunday, March 31, 2013 4:30 PM.
Realized: $6,350.

Item Description:
Gorgeous gem of the finest quality available for this low mintage date - only 25,900 coins struck. CAC approved for quality and eye appeal.

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1879 5c NGC MS66



1879 5c NGC MS66



1879 5c NGC MS66



1879 5c PCGS/CAC AU55



1879 5c NGC AU Details (Improperly Cleaned)



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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 3808 ()
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: 25,900