1946-D Jefferson Nickel Value
Finest Known: MS67+ (NGC) MS67+ (PCGS)
Auction Record: $1,265 (MS67)
The 1946-D is the first post-war Denver Jefferson nickel. It marked a return to the traditional 75% copper, 25% nickel alloy. The large mintmark above Monicello returned to a normal sized one to the right of the building.
The 1946-D ranks as one of the more common early Jefferson nickels.
1946-D Jefferson nickel. Image: USA CoinBook
The Value of A 1946-D Jefferson Nickel
This mintage maintained the reputation of the Denver Mint in the 1940s-50s of putting out the best-struck coins of the three US Mints. You are more likely to find Full Steps on a 1946-D nickel than one struck at San Francisco or Philadelphia the same year.
1946-D Jefferson Nickel Price Guide
|Very Fine||Extremely Fine||About Uncirculated|
|Mint State 61||Mint State 63||Mint State 65||Auction Record (MS67)|
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