When the infamous James gang robbed a bank in Kentucky in April of 1872, did they make off with Shield nickels? Perhaps only bank records and gang members know for sure. When you hold this early nickel in your hand, you can't help but imagine who held it, where it has been, and the history it has seen.
- Mint: Philadelphia
- Product Type: Single Products
- Year: 1872
- Material: Copper-Nickel