Value of 1944-S Jefferson War Nickel

Approximate Current Value: $0.50

Diameter: 21.20 mm
Mintage/Proof: 21,640,000 / 0
Weight: 5.00 grams
Metal: Silver
I Own 1944 Jefferson War Nickel (1942-1945)

History, Information, and Value of 1944-S Jefferson War Nickel

Value of 1944-S Jefferson War Nickel

In higher mint states, the 1944-S Jefferson War Nickel coin tends to be more scarce. The coin is normally struck with a rough field and a poor looking die. Some of these coins will feature a die crack through the center. These silver wartime nickels are 56% Copper and 35% silver.

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!