Value of 1939 Reverse of 1940 Jefferson Nickel

Approximate Current Value: $3

Diameter: 21.20 mm
Mintage/Proof: 120,627,535 / 12,535
Weight: 5.00 grams
Metal: Copper
I Own 1939 Jefferson Nickel (1938-2003)

History, Information, and Value of 1939 Reverse of 1940 Jefferson Nickel

Value of 1939 Jefferson Nickelwith Reverse of 1940

The 1939 Jefferson Nickel with Reverse of 1940 has a much larger population than the previous style. The coin is normally found with six full steps in high grade. This coin is 75% Copper, so it doesn’t carry any precious metal value.

The obverse text on the Jefferson Nickel reads “In God We Trust, Liberty” and the reverse text reads “E Pluribus Unum, Monticello, Five Cents, 5, United States of America.” The obverse of the coin has a bust of President Thomas Jefferson facing the left and the reverse depicts the full Monticello house built by Jefferson. Most Jefferson Nickel Five Cent pieces are worth face value. However, some of the coins have silver content or are less common. These coins may be worth slightly more. Any local coin dealer will try to buy these coins for face value, but our experts will make you an offer based on current auction values. If your coin is a better date coin or a rare coin, then rest assured that we will offer you top dollar! Please feel free to contact one of our experts to have them take a look at your rare coin and determine its worth. We are rare coin dealers!