Struck the same year the Golden Spike connected the eastern and western portions of the Transcontinental Railroad, this 1869 Shield nickel was designed by James Longacre. Although the Philadelphia Mint struck just over 16.3 million coins, this is a fraction of the hundreds of millions of nickels the U.S. Mint produces nowadays. Get this now-vanished nickel today.
- Mint: Philadelphia
- Product Type: Single Products
- Year: 1869
- Material: Copper-Nickel