1969-D Jefferson Nickel Value

Mintage: 202,807,500
Finest Known: MS67+ (NGC) MS66+ (PCGS)
Auction Record: $546 (MS66)

1969 d jefferson nickel

1969-D Jefferson nickel. Image: USA CoinBook

The nearly 203 million mintage of the 1969-D Jefferson nickel is a common-date Denver issue that was noticeably better than preceding years. It is common up through MS66, which is nearly the finest graded.

There is only one Full Steps 1969-D Jefferson nickel known. Graded MS65 FS, it sold for $33,600 in an August 2021 Stack’s Bowers auction.

The Value of A 1969-D Jefferson Nickel

Usually possessing good luster, the 1969-D Jefferson nickel suffers from a weak strike caused by setting the dies farther apart than normal, in order to extend die life. This results in an incomplete strike on the high points of the coin, where the rough texture of the planchet is visible.

1969-D 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 (MS66+)

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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