Jefferson Nickels were made from 1938 to the present. Felix Schlag won a competition to design the Jefferson Nickel beating out 390 other artists.
Coins were struck in Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco. During World War II Jefferson Nickels were made of forty percent silver as nickel was a critical war material.
Doubled Monticello. A high grade example of this scarce and popular Red Book variety. The words MONTICELLO and FIVE CENTS show dramatic doubling on the reverse.
Reverse of 1938.
CAC. Reverse of 1838. Superb!
Reverse of 1940.
Blazing luster and a sharp strike. Just 7 have graded numerically finer at PCGS.
D/Horizontal D. A lovely near-Gem example of this scarce Red Book listed variety.
Type-2. Only a single coin has graded higher at PCGS.
Complete eleven coin set.
Blast white luster with strong cameo contrast.
Blazing luster and a sharp strike. Only 4 have graded numerically finer at PCGS (all 67), with one recently selling at auction for $3840.
Intense brilliant reflective surfaces and essentially perfect! Tied for the finest graded at PCGS.