1971 Jefferson Nickel Value

Mintage: 106,884,000
Finest Known: MS66 (NGC) MS66 (PCGS)
Auction Record: $127 (MS66)

1971 jefferson nickel

1971 Jefferson nickel. Image: USA CoinBook

The 1971 Jefferson nickel was the first nickel struck at the Philadelphia Mint since 1966. It is a common-date coin, though the finest known examples top out at MS66.

The Value of A 1971 Jefferson Nickel

The US Mint in 1971 made the first new Jefferson nickel master hubs in decades. Dies made with the new hubs frequently produced Full Steps, putting them into the reach of the average collector for the first time in many years.

1971 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)

1971 Full Steps Jefferson Nickel Price Guide

Finest Known: MS67+ FS (NGC) MS67+ FS (PCGS)
Auction Record: $5,560 (MS67+ FS)

Uncirculated Grades

Mint State 61 FSMint State 63 FSMint State 65 FSAuction Record (MS67+ 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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