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1870 Shield Nickel

1870 Shield Nickel

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1870 Shield Nickel

The 1870 Shield Nickel had a mintage of just 4,806,000. The composition of these coins is copper/nickel. The diameter is 20.5mm.

We use strict Photograde standards when grading all of our coins. Below are the "general guidelines" as to what condition you can expect for each grade. Please allow 3 to 5 business days for your order to leave our offices as each coin must be inspected and graded prior to packaging.

We are confident in the high standards of grading on these coins that we offer a 30 day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.

Item# Item Name Our Low Price Qty
1870shieldnickelG4 1870 Shield Nickel- G4
1870shieldnickelVG7 1870 Shield Nickel- VG7
1870shieldnickelF12 1870 Shield Nickel- F12
1870shieldnickelVF20 1870 Shield Nickel- VF20
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Grading Information:
  • G4 Good

    - All letters in motto readable.

    VG8 Very Good

    - Motto stands out clearly. Rims worn slightly but even. Part of shield lines visible.

    F12 Fine

    - Half of each olive leaf is smooth.

    EF40 Extremely Fine

    - Leaf tips show slight wear. Cross over shield slightly worn.

    AU50 About Uncirculated

    - Traces of light wear on only the high points of the design. Half of mint luster is present.

Extended Information:
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