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SHIELD NICKEL VALUE

WITH RAYS

1866-1867


Sheid-Nickels

WITHOUT RAYS

1867-1883

sheild-Nickel-without-Rays

Diameter: 20.5 mm

Metal: Copper 75% Nickel 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: PLAIN


Shield Nickels were struck from 1866 to 1883. Good striking and sharpness is difficult to find in the years 1860 to 1875. Compare similar grade coins on the reverse check shield lines both horizontal and vertical for good strike and separation. Good strike details can increase Shield Nickel Value. Key dates are 1885 and 1883 3 over 2.


1866 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $1 $5 $17
1965 $4 $6 $10 $28 $80
1980 $10 $12 $27 $70 $465
1986 $10 $12 $117 $68 $365
2000 $13 $15 $22 $85 $205
2015 $18 $20 $30 $40 $55 $75 $165 $300 $1900



1867 with Rays Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $3 $18 $45
1965 $5 $10 $18 $40 $105
1980 $11 $16 $27 $80 $500
1986 $12 $16 $26 $80 $420
2000 $13 $16 $27 $105 $285
2015 $22 $25 $40 $50 $60 $100 $225 $385 $3425



1867 without Rays Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $1 $2 $7
1965 $1 $2 $2 $7 $18
1980 $6 $8 $10 $25 $160
1986 $6 $8 $10 $25 $165
2000 $8 $10 $12 $30 $100
2015 $11 $15 $20 $27 $32 $40 $65 $160 $630



1868 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $1 $2 $7
1965 $1 $2 $2 $7 $18
1980 $6 $8 $10 $25 $160
1986 $6 $8 $10 $25 $165
2000 $8 $10 $12 $30 $100
2015 $12 $15 $20 $27 $30 $40 $60 $165 $725



1869 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $1 $2 $10
1965 $2 $3 $4 $7 $20
1980 $6 $8 $10 $25 $160
1986 $6 $8 $10 $25 $185
2000 $8 $10 $12 $30 $100
2015 $15 $20 $27 $32 $40 $60 $165 $625



1870 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $1 $4 $12
1965 $2 $4 $5 $8 $25
1980 $6 $8 $10 $30 $160
1986 $6 $8 $10 $27 $195
2000 $7 $10 $13 $30 $105
2015 $20 $30 $40 $50 $75 $105 $205 $1650



1871 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $17 $30 $78
1965 $30 $35 $50 $75 $145
1980 $30 $38 $50 $90 $255
1986 $28 $38 $45 $80 $288
2000 $25 $30 $40 $90 $288
2015 $45 $90 $130 $160 $240 $365 $530 $2250



1872 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $2 $5 $13
1965 $3 $4 $6 $12 $25
1980 $6 $9 $12 $30 $160
1986 $6 $8 $11 $28 $185
2000 $10 $12 $13 $32 $115
2015 $27 $42 $70 $90 $105 $140 $215 $1800



1873 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $2 $4 $11
1965 $3 $4 $6 $13 $25
1980 $6 $9 $12 $30 $160
1986 $7 $8 $11 $27 $190
2000 $10 $15 $23 $75 $240
2015 $25 $35 $50 $65 $75 $105 $215 $2150



1874 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $3 $8 $17
1965 $5 $7 $10 $18 $28
1980 $8 $11 $13 $33 $160
1986 $8 $10 $14 $32 $185
2000 $10 $12 $18 $38 $120
2015 $20 $35 $52 $80 $90 $130 $185 $1650



1875 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $6 $13 $48
1965 $10 $15 $18 $40 $85
1980 $11 $13 $20 $40 $190
1986 $10 $12 $18 $40 $240
2000 $11 $15 $22 $48 $140
2015 $35 $50 $70 $120 $150 $230 $310 $1700



1876 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $3 $6 $15
1965 $5 $7 $10 $15 $28
1980 $12 $13 $20 $40 $170
1986 $10 $12 $18 $40 $205
2000 $10 $13 $17 $42 $120
2015 $27 $40 $60 $90 $135 $175 $285 $1550



1879 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $6 $8 $15
1965 $10 $13 $15 $25 $42
1980 $60 $70 $90 $110 $305
1986 $200 $250 $305 $460 $600
2000 $225 $285 $340 $430 $575
2015 $ $475 $600 $700 $800 $925 $1750 $3850



1880 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $8 $12 $18
1965 $13 $15 $20 $30 $50
1980 $215 $290 $340 $485 $680
1986 $28 $38 $45 $80 $288
2000 $235 $320 $350 $500 $625
2015 $550 $1425 $1700 $2250 $3125 $6250 $10500 $83750



1881 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $5 $8 $13
1965 $10 $12 $15 $25 $45
1980 $55 $65 $75 $105 $280
1986 $170 $200 $260 $360 $530
2000 $1335 $165 $185 $335 $485
2015 $125 $260 $350 $475 $520 $700 $1150 $2700



1882 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $1 $2 $6
1965 $1 $2 $3 $6 $15
1980 $7 $8 $10 $25 $160
1986 $6 $8 $10 $25 $160
2000 $8 $10 $11 $27 $95
2015 $10 $20 $27 $33 $40 $60 $170 $625



1883 Shield Nickel Five Cent Piece

FR2 AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 EF40 MS60 MS65
1958 $1 $2 $6
1965 $1 $2 $3 $7 $15
1980 $7 $8 $10 $25 $160
1986 $6 $8 $10 $25 $160
2000 $8 $10 $11 $27 $95
2015 $20 $27 $30 $40 $62 $165 $625