Jefferson Nickels date back to 1938 and were originally designed by Felix Schlag. From 1942 to 1945, "Wartime" nickels were were composed of a silver alloy, as nickel was an important wartime material. A large mintmark was placed above Monticello on the reverse to indicate the change.
GreatCollections has sold 30,278 Jefferson Nickels in the past 11 years, selling at prices from $1 to $26,438, in grades 1 to 70. Of these, 154 were approved by CAC.
The design was made by: Felix Schlag.
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