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Is a misprint nickel worth anything?

Is a misprint nickel worth anything?

When a Nickel Is More Than a Nickel: U.S. Jefferson Nickel Error Coins. Some Jefferson nickel error coins can be worth much more than five cents. You may choose to collect them in a book with other error coins or put them in a display to hang on your wall.

What is the rarest Jefferson nickel?

1942-D (D Over Horizontal D): $4,620 in MS65 “1989 was the last year of the hand-punched mint-marks on US coins.” This coin is by far the most desirable Jefferson nickel variety. It’s estimated that roughly 20,000 examples exist. The “Full Steps” designation is given to sharp, well-struck 1942-D (D/D) coins.

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What is on both sides of the nickel?

The person on the obverse (heads) of the nickel is Thomas Jefferson, our 3rd president. He’s been on the nickel since 1938, although the current portrait dates to 2006. The building on the reverse (tails) is called “Monticello.” Monticello was Jefferson’s home in Virginia, which he designed himself.

What is a black beauty nickel?

All I could find is that a black beauty nickel is when the metal that is used to cut the planchets overheats it causes the nickel and copper inside to diffuse into two distinct layers in stead of the mix with the nickel top layer.

What is the 2004 Nickel error?

This coin is a 2004 P Jefferson Nickel with Handshake reverse with doubled die obverse (DDO) error. This is a Part of the Westward Journey nickel series and is Graded MS63 by NGC. The Doubled die errors occur due to misalignment of the striking die used to mint a coin.

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What year nickels are most valuable?

The Top 10 Most Valuable Nickels

Type Year Estimated Value
1. Liberty Head V Nickel 1913 $3,737,500
2. 7-D Buffalo Nickel 1918 $350,750
3. S Buffalo Nickel 1926 $322,000
4. Buffalo Nickel 1916 $281,750

How much is a 1959 Black Beauty nickel worth?

What is this? 1959 nickels do not typically surpass face value until you reach the Uncirculated grades. Uncirculated (MS-60) examples are valued at $0.25; MS-65 examples from Denver are worth $8.25, and MS-65 Philadelphia mintages are worth $10. Average proof strikes are worth $2.98.

What US nickels are worth the most?