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Shield type (without rays on reverse)

Sheild Type (1866-1883); Without Rays (1867-183) Obv.: "5 Cents" surrounded by stars, "United States of america" Rev.: crest/shield, "In God We Trust"

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

U.S. Federal Issue, 1870

Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

98.1464

Medium or Technique

Nickel-copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins