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1940-S Jefferson Nickel Value

Mintage: 36,690,000
Finest Known: MS67+ (NGC) MS67 (PCGS)
Auction Record: $374 (MS67)

The 1940-S Jefferson nickel is a common date coin from the San Francisco Mint. The number of sharply struck uncirculated coins with Full Steps lends one to believe that the examples showing weakness were due to worn dies, rather than strike quality.

1940 s jefferson nickel

1940-S Jefferson nickel. Image: USA CoinBook

The Value of A 1940-S Jefferson Nickel

The 1940-S has hundreds of examples graded MS66, and hundreds of Full Steps graded MS65 or higher.

1940-S Jefferson Nickel Price Guide

Circulated Grades

Very FineExtremely FineAbout Uncirculated
FV$1$1

Uncirculated Grades

Mint State 61Mint State 63Mint State 65Auction Record (MS67)
$3$8$25$374

1940-S Full Steps Jefferson Nickel Price Guide

Finest Known: MS67+ FS (NGC) MS67+ FS (PCGS)
Auction Record: $5,170 (MS67+ FS)

Uncirculated Grades

Mint State 61 FSMint State 63 FSMint State 65 FSAuction Record (MS67+ FS)
$11$16$50$5,170

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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