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What year of nickels have errors?
The last of the well-known Jefferson nickel error varieties is the 1981-S Type II. It arose for similar reasons as its 1979-S Type II counterpart. In fact, the “S” mintmark used on the 1979-S Type II proofs serves as the 1981-S Type I mintmark.
What’s the value of a 1947 nickel?
In circulated condition, a 1947 nickel with no mint mark is generally worth 10 to 20 cents. Values for most uncirculated 1947 no mintmark nickels range from about 70 cents to $1.50.
What is a 1947 nickel made of?
|Alloy:||75% Copper, 25% Nickel|
How do I know if my 1946 nickel is worth anything?
A circulated 1946-S nickel is worth around 35 to 50 cents. Uncirculated specimens fetch about $1.25 apiece or more. The most expensive 1946-S Jefferson nickel ever to trade hands was graded by PCGS as MS67 Full Steps and commanded a staggering sum of $7,800.
What’s the value of a 1947 Jefferson nickel?
Coin collectors may shun these coins in favor of coins in superior physical condition. To get a reasonable estimate of the value of a 1947 Jefferson Nickel, you must first determine the type of coin. There were just three types produced for this mint year.
Are there any uncirculated Jefferson nickels in circulation?
Uncirculated: Generally speaking, this is the type of Jefferson Nickel that serious collectors are trying to acquire. These coins have never been used in circulation, and therefore should appear as if they are brand new, freshly struck and just released by the mint.
When was the first Jefferson nickel coin made?
A coin that is as popular today as it was when first introduced, the Jefferson Nickel has had a long and unique history. Designed and later produced in 1938, the Jefferson Nickel replaced the highly successful Buffalo Nickel.
What causes a small clip on a Jefferson nickel?
This results in a small “clip” from the edge of the coin. Most clipped planchets are small, but larger errors can command a very nice price. Another common Jefferson Nickel error is repunched mint marks. This is a simple error where the manual mint mark placement on a working die is struck twice.