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.
Set of 20 different
Reverse of 1940.
Reverse of 1938. Truly superb with blazing luster, a great strike and virtually mark-free surfaces.
Blazing untoned luster jumps off this sharply struck and nearly flawless Superb Gem. Tied for the finest graded at PCGS.