1945-D Silver Jefferson Nickel Value
Finest Known: MS68 (NGC) MS68+ (PCGS)
Auction Record: $4,847 (MS68★)
The Denver Mint was not immune to the dropoff in quality that affected all US Mints in 1945, though it was the least affected. This would be the last year of the 35% silver “war nickels.”
1945-D wartime Jefferson nickel. Image: USA CoinBook
The Value of A 1945-D Silver Jefferson Nickel
The strike on the 1945-D Jefferson “war nickel” was still sharp enough that even MS65 examples are cheap and plentiful. This date is also known for a higher than normal proportion of Full Steps coins.
The auction record for a 1945-D Jefferson nickel of $4,847 hit in 2014 was for a MS68★. The “Star” designation denotes a coin with exceptional eye appeal for its grade.
1945-D Silver Jefferson Nickel Price Guide
|Very Fine||Extremely Fine||About Uncirculated|
|Mint State 61||Mint State 63||Mint State 65||Auction Record (MS68★)|
1945-D Full Steps Silver Jefferson Nickel Price Guide
Finest Known: MS67 FS (NGC) MS68+ FS (PCGS)
Auction Record: $25,000 (MS68 FS)
|Mint State 61 FS||Mint State 63 FS||Mint State 65 FS||Auction 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.