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Nickels

  • "First Year " Nickel Type Set 4 Coins Fine

    "First Year" Nickel Type Set 4 Coins Fine

    Peer into America's past with this great introductory coin set. Spanning more than 70 years, this type set features the first issue of four different nickel series. Three of these designs underwent modifications shortly after release. We've included an...

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  • 1866-1867 Shield Nickel with Rays Fine Image 1

    1866-1867 Shield Nickel with Rays Fine

    Minted after the Civil War to replace fractional currency, this was America's first nickel 5 cent piece. The Mint's chief engraver, James B. Longacre, created the obverse design based on his previous 2 cent piece: shown is the familiar U.S. shield...

    $135.00
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  • 1867-1883 Shield Nickel No Rays Fine

    1867-1883 Shield Nickel No Rays Fine

    Minted after the Civil War to replace fractional currency, this was America's first nickel five-cent piece. Chief Engraver James B. Longacre created the obverse design based on his previous two-cent piece which featured the familiar U.S. shield and...

    $89.00
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    1867-1883 Shield Nickel with No Rays Good

    1867-1883 Shield Nickel with No Rays Good

    Minted after the Civil War to replace fractional currency, this was America's first nickel 5 cent piece. The Mint's chief engraver, James B. Longacre, created the obverse design based on his previous 2 cent piece: shown is the familiar U.S. shield...

    Was: $75.00
    Now: $59.00
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  • 1883 Liberty Head Nickel No Cent Fine Image 1

    1883 Liberty Head Nickel No Cent Fine

    In 1883, the new nickel featured only a large Roman numeral "V" for the five-cent denomination. Racketeers gold-plated these coins and passed them off as $5 gold pieces. Folklore has it that Josh Tatum was the most notorious of those crooks — because he...

    $29.00
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  • 1883 Liberty Head Nickel No Cent Good Image 1

    1883 Liberty Head Nickel No Cent Good

    In 1883, the new Liberty head nickel featured only a large V for the 5 cent denomination. Swindlers gold-plated the coins and passed them off as $5 gold pieces. Later that year, the word "cents" was added and remained for the rest of the series. This...

    $25.00
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  • 1883-1913 Liberty Head Nickel with Cents Fine Image 1

    1883-1912 Liberty Head Nickel with Cents Fine

    In 1883, the new Liberty head nickel featured only a large Roman numeral V for the five cent denomination. Swindlers gold-plated some of those coins and passed them off as $5 gold pieces. The U.S. Mint quickly caught on and revised the reverse design to...

    $12.00
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