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1940 Jefferson Nickel Value

Mintage: 176,485,000
Finest Known: MS68 (NGC) MS69 (PCGS)
Auction Record: $558 (MS68)

The 1940 Jefferson nickel had a mintage of more than 176 million coins. With a combined total of more than 700 1940 Jefferson nickels graded MS66 at PCGS and NGC, even gem uncirculated examples are readily available.

1940 jefferson nickel

1940 Jefferson nickel. Image: USA CoinBook

The Value of A 1940 Jefferson Nickel

Strike quality is generally very good on the 1940 Jefferson nickel, with even Full Step coins only slightly scarce. The large numbers of well-struck coins makes this mintage common across all grades up to MS66.

1940 Jefferson Nickel Price Guide

Circulated Grades

Very FineExtremely FineAbout Uncirculated
FV = Face Value (5 Cents)

Uncirculated Grades

Mint State 61Mint State 63Mint State 65Auction Record (MS68)

1940 Full Steps Jefferson Nickel Price Guide

Finest Known: MS68 FS (NGC) MS68 FS (PCGS)
Auction Record: $6,463 (MS68 FS)

Uncirculated Grades

Mint State 61 FSMint State 63 FSMint State 65 FSAuction Record (MS68 FS)

The information on this page does not constitute an offer to buy or sell the coin(s) referred to. Proof and prooflike examples of this issue may have greater or lesser "finest known" and different record auction prices.

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