Value of 1943-P Jefferson War Nickel

Approximate Current Value: $0.50

Diameter: 21.20 mm
Mintage/Proof: 271,165,000 / 0
Weight: 5.00 grams
Metal: Silver
I Own 1943 Jefferson War Nickel (1942-1945)

History, Information, and Value of 1943-P Jefferson War Nickel

Value of 1943-P Jefferson War Nickel

The mintage for the 1943-P Jefferson War Nickel is the highest out of any produced. Therefore, this coin is common to find in higher grades. However, keep an eye out for the two variations that can be found with this coin, the Double Eye and the Overdate. These silver wartime nickels are 56% Copper and 35% silver.

The obverse text on the Jefferson Nickel reads “In God We Trust, Liberty, P (Philadelphia 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!