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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 1516 $12,925.00
1866/1866 MS 55 $19,975.00
1867 With Rays MS 598 $41,125.00
1867 Rays With Rays MS 15 $3,120.00

Type 2, No Rays, MS

Title Lots Found Auction Record
1867/1867 No Rays MS 2 $900.00
1867 No Rays MS 693 $8,225.00
1868 MS 750 $7,637.50
1869 MS 459 $11,750.00
1870 MS 282 $7,637.50
1871 MS 227 $9,600.00
1872 MS 336 $25,850.00
1873 Open 3 MS 202 $10,575.00
1873 Large/Small 3 MS 18 $19,387.50
1873 Closed 3 MS 128 $5,520.00
1874 MS 242 $9,341.25
1875 MS 233 $8,400.00
1876 MS 339 $9,987.50
1879 MS 164 $11,750.00
1880 MS 119 $91,062.50
1881 MS 293 $8,518.75
1882 MS 739 $26,400.00
1883 Shield MS 1237 $5,060.00
1883/2 Shield MS 178 $25,300.00

Type 1, With Rays, PR

Title Lots Found Auction Record
1866 Rays PR 432 $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 356 $35,250.00
1868 PR 257 $9,400.00
1869 PR 302 $15,862.50
1870 PR 326 $13,200.00
1871 PR 324 $12,075.00
1872 PR 362 $11,162.50
1873 Closed 3 PR 403 $35,250.00
1874 PR 309 $12,650.00
1875 PR 350 $9,987.50
1876 PR 451 $18,400.00
1877 PR 518 $19,550.00
1878 PR 653 $25,850.00
1879 PR 400 $86,250.00
1879/8 PR 341 $84,000.00
1880 PR 665 $9,775.00
1881 PR 702 $14,688.00
1882 PR 772 $27,600.00
1883 Shield PR 922 $8,812.50