1867 SHIELD 5C, RAYS PR65 Cameo
RAYS. GEM CAMEO PROOF SURFACES. ONLY 60 STRUCK. CAC.
In 1867, the first elevated railroad in the United States was completed in New York City. The train, called the Ninth Ave Line, began service the next year and was dubbed the “one-legged railroad”. This 1867 nickel recalls the completion of a revolutionary railroad line.