While the example here is visually unimpressive based on surface condition, the story behind this piece makes it a bit more intriguing than most. This variety is associated with the YORK STREET MINT out of Brooklyn, NY. And yet, this example was somewhat recently found by a metal detectorist in the small town (population ~1,000) of Huntland, Tennessee over 900 miles from its origin. To my knowledge, this is one of the only hand-made, die struck counterfeit Shield nickels found by a metal detectorist, although I'm sure others have been found, and one of the furthest found from its point of origin.
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