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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 1436 $12,925.00
1866/1866 MS 50 $19,975.00
1867 With Rays MS 560 $41,125.00
1867 Rays With Rays MS 11 $2,115.00

Type 2, No Rays, MS

Title Lots Found Auction Record
1867/1867 No Rays MS 1 $276.00
1867 No Rays MS 651 $8,225.00
1868 MS 699 $7,637.50
1869 MS 427 $11,750.00
1870 MS 262 $7,637.50
1871 MS 215 $9,600.00
1872 MS 306 $25,850.00
1873 Open 3 MS 189 $10,575.00
1873 Large/Small 3 MS 14 $19,387.50
1873 Closed 3 MS 115 $5,520.00
1874 MS 224 $9,341.25
1875 MS 221 $8,400.00
1876 MS 317 $9,987.50
1879 MS 161 $11,750.00
1880 MS 117 $91,062.50
1881 MS 279 $8,518.75
1882 MS 691 $26,400.00
1883 Shield MS 1153 $5,060.00
1883/2 Shield MS 166 $25,300.00

Type 1, With Rays, PR

Title Lots Found Auction Record
1866 Rays PR 424 $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 3 $7,050.00
1867 No Rays PR 349 $35,250.00
1868 PR 252 $9,400.00
1869 PR 296 $15,862.50
1870 PR 319 $13,200.00
1871 PR 312 $12,075.00
1872 PR 352 $11,162.50
1873 Closed 3 PR 382 $35,250.00
1874 PR 301 $12,650.00
1875 PR 340 $9,987.50
1876 PR 438 $18,400.00
1877 PR 502 $19,550.00
1878 PR 635 $25,850.00
1879 PR 383 $86,250.00
1879/8 PR 332 $84,000.00
1880 PR 647 $9,775.00
1881 PR 674 $14,688.00
1882 PR 752 $27,600.00
1883 Shield PR 896 $8,812.50