Value of 1943/2-P Jefferson War Nickel

Approximate Current Value: $0.50

Diameter: 21.20 mm
Mintage/Proof: 200,000 / 0
Weight: 5.00 grams
Metal: Silver
I Own 1943 Jefferson War Nickel (1942-1945)

History, Information, and Value of 1943/2-P Jefferson War Nickel

Value of 1943/2-P Jefferson War Nickel

With a small production of 200,000, the 1943/2-P Jefferson War Nickel the overdate was produced when the 1942 die was repunched as the 1943 in the new master die. You can see the traces of the “2” in the number “3”. Most of these coins can be found in worn grades, and can bring a fair premium. 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!