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"shield nickelsThe shield nickel has two basic varieties:
1 - with rays (1866 - 1867)
2 - without rays (1867 - 1883)

It was designed by James B. Longacre and during 1877 and 1878 only proofs were issued.  Although proof coins were struck each year of issue, the proof 1867 nickel with rays is the rare one, it is believed that 25 pieces were made.
 Part #  Desc  Grade  Price  Qty  Pic
24297 * 1866 Shield Nickel Rays VG8       
24290 * 1869 Shield Nickel No Rays G4       
24195 1872 Shield Nickel Rays F12