History, Information, and Value of 1997-P Jefferson Nickel
Value of 1997-P Jefferson Nickel
The Mint tried their idea again that they used in 1994 with creating a package deal for two coins and a banknote. This year, the 1997-P Jefferson Nickel was included in a package with a Botanic Garden Commemorative and a $2 bill. The Nickel that was in the package has a matte finish, which often brings a small premium. The circulation strike coin is just common and can be redeemed for face value. If you need help identifying your variety, please contact us.
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!