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Shield type (with rays on reverse)

5 Cents, 1866. OBV: Garnished shield, argent, six pales gules, a chief azure, o'erhung with laurel wreath and surmounted by cross, shaped thus [hand-drawn marks], resting upon two arrows saltire; small date below. Narrow raised rim with straight beading. REV: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA · - ·...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

U.S. Federal Issue, 1866

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

01.535

Medium or Technique

Nickel-copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins