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PCGS Auction Prices

Shield Nickel (1866-1883)

Type 1, With Rays, MS

Title Lots Found Auction Record
1866 With Rays MS 1496 $12,925.00
1866/1866 MS 52 $19,975.00
1867 With Rays MS 590 $41,125.00
1867 Rays With Rays MS 12 $3,120.00

Type 2, No Rays, MS

Title Lots Found Auction Record
1867/1867 No Rays MS 1 $276.00
1867 No Rays MS 682 $8,225.00
1868 MS 737 $7,637.50
1869 MS 451 $11,750.00
1870 MS 276 $7,637.50
1871 MS 223 $9,600.00
1872 MS 330 $25,850.00
1873 Open 3 MS 197 $10,575.00
1873 Large/Small 3 MS 15 $19,387.50
1873 Closed 3 MS 125 $5,520.00
1874 MS 237 $9,341.25
1875 MS 232 $8,400.00
1876 MS 332 $9,987.50
1879 MS 163 $11,750.00
1880 MS 118 $91,062.50
1881 MS 288 $8,518.75
1882 MS 723 $26,400.00
1883 Shield MS 1219 $5,060.00
1883/2 Shield MS 175 $25,300.00

Type 1, With Rays, PR

Title Lots Found Auction Record
1866 Rays PR 430 $41,125.00
1867 Rays PR 103 $132,250.00

Type 2, No Rays, PR

Title Lots Found Auction Record
1867 No Rays - Pattern Reverse PR 5 $7,050.00
1867 No Rays PR 354 $35,250.00
1868 PR 254 $9,400.00
1869 PR 300 $15,862.50
1870 PR 325 $13,200.00
1871 PR 321 $12,075.00
1872 PR 357 $11,162.50
1873 Closed 3 PR 398 $35,250.00
1874 PR 307 $12,650.00
1875 PR 348 $9,987.50
1876 PR 450 $18,400.00
1877 PR 515 $19,550.00
1878 PR 649 $25,850.00
1879 PR 399 $86,250.00
1879/8 PR 339 $84,000.00
1880 PR 661 $9,775.00
1881 PR 693 $14,688.00
1882 PR 769 $27,600.00
1883 Shield PR 916 $8,812.50