Value of 1939-S Reverse of 1938 Jefferson Nickel

Approximate Current Value: $5

Diameter: 21.20 mm
Mintage/Proof: 6,630,000 / 0
Weight: 5.00 grams
Metal: Copper
I Own 1939 Jefferson Nickel (1938-2003)

History, Information, and Value of 1939-S Reverse of 1938 Jefferson Nickel

Value of 1939-S Reverse of 1938 Jefferson Nickel

The 1939-S Reverse of 1938 Jefferson Nickel was one of two varieties produced in this year (in addition to the reverse of 1940s). The Reverse of 1938 accounts for over half of the coins minted that year. The luster of these coins were very poor and the details were weak. 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, S (San Francisco Mint)” 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!