Errors on Shield Nickels

This website is devoted to shield nickel varieties, but I thought it would be fun to add a page about shield nickel errors. Shield nickel errors are quite rare. For those of you who may wonder what the difference between an error and a variety is, the way I distinguish them is this:

Enjoy the gallery of shield nickel errors! Special thanks to Ken Hill for his extraordinary contributions to this gallery.

 

Off Center

1866 Off Center 1866 Off Center Obverse Thumbnail
No Date Off Center No Date Off Center No Date Off Center Cracked
No Date Off Center Obverse Thumbnail    

 

Double Struck

1866 Double Struck Double Struck

 

Capped Dies

1882 Struck Through Capped Die StruckThroughCappedDie

 

Split After Strike

1867 Split After Strike StruckThroughCappedDie

 

Planchet Errors

1866 Incomplete Planchet Incomplete Planchet Tapered Planchet
1867WR Wrong Planchet Obverse Thumbnail 1882 Struck Through Capped Die StruckThroughCappedDie

 

 

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