Shield nickels, America’s first 5¢ pieces, make a great addition to any collection. They recall the Civil War years and those following, when hoarding made lower-denomination gold and silver coins hard to come by. These nickels injected a supply of badly needed small change into our economy, and became popular with the public. Order your 1876 coin from the short-lived Shield nickel series right away.
- Mint Mark: Philadelphia
- Product Type: Single Products
- Year: 1876
- Material: Copper-Nickel