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.
Brilliant and lustrous with an excellent strike. A popular and very desirable Red Book listed variety that commands a strong premium in all grades.
A very pleasing example of this scarce Red Book listed error. The luster is vibrant and brilliant while the strike is sharp with nearly full step detail to Monticello.
Crisp original luster and a sharp strike with nearly full step detail.
Blast white with virtually flawless surfaces. The deep mirrored fields contrast beautifully against the frosted design.
Brilliant sharply struck surfaces with a hint of blue, ruby and gold. No coins grade numerically finer at PCGS.
Virtually perfect and fully brilliant with dramatic 'cameo' contrast.