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.
Reverse of 1938.
Reverse of 1940.
Rich brilliant luster and a strong strike.
Attractive ice-blue, pink, and gold toning explodes off sharply struck and very lustrous surfaces. None have graded numerically finer at PCGS.
Flawless with blazing brilliant surfaces.
Full brilliant luster with deep mirrors and very heavy frost on the design. The only coin in the series that was struck without having the intended mint mark.