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Two Cent on Shield Nickel Planchets

These were often misdescribed as two cent pieces struck on "rude" nickel planchets.

The following dates are reported:

1870 - per Taxay

1871 1) Weinberg 4/02 as net VF scratched, ANR 7/03 at $10,350, Northeast Numismatics, Byers, Goldberg 2/07 at $8050 (not sold), Heritage 5/07 (not sold), Weinberg FPL 2007-9 - NCS AU details, scratched, Heritage 7/09 - $4,888

2) Bolt, Cohen-Halpern FPL, Schornstein, Weinberg Summer 1984 FPL

1872 - Reported by Taxay and Judd

Photo courtesy of American Numismatic Rarities.