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How much is a 1897 nickel worth?

How much is a 1897 nickel worth?

Pricing the 1897 V-Nickel

1897 V Nickel $4 $70
Source: Red Book

What is the rarest V-Nickel?

The 1885 V-Nickel is the coin that is most sought after by dealers as well as collectors. This coin is considered elusive and difficult to obtain. Even with considerable wear and tear, an 1885 V-Nickel may be worth nearly $400.

Where is the mint mark on the V-Nickel?

The V nickel was minted from 1889-1913, it was minted in Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco. However, in 1912, the V Nickels were only produced at the Denver and San Francisco mints. Each V Nickel’s mint mark can be found on the reverse lower left hand side of the coin.

Do V nickels have silver in them?

Nickels minted in the United States between 1942 and 1945 are made of 35% silver. These are commonly known as “silver war nickels.” Normally all other nickels are composed of 75% copper and 25% nickel.

What’s a 1911 nickel worth?

V Nickels value*
Year Condition
1911 $2 $60
1912 $2 $60
1912 S $175 $1,400

What nickels should I keep?

The Top 10 Most Valuable Nickels

  • Liberty Head V Nickel. 1913. $3,737,500.
  • 7-D Buffalo Nickel. 1918. $350,750.
  • S Buffalo Nickel. 1926. $322,000.
  • Buffalo Nickel. 1916. $281,750.
  • D Buffalo Nickel. 1913. $143,750.
  • S Buffalo Nickel. 1917. $138,000.
  • D Buffalo Nickel. 1920. $138,000.
  • Shield Nickel. 1867. $132,250.

What year nickels are worth money?

The most valuable US nickels
Coin type Estimated value
1927 S Buffalo nickel $125,350 /
1916 doubled die obverse Buffalo nickel $159,442 /
1918 D 8 over 7 Buffalo nickel $64,395 /

How much is a 2003 buffalo nickel worth?

Value of 2003-P Jefferson Nickel Most Jefferson Nickel Five Cent pieces are worth face value. However, some of the coins have silver content or are less common.

How much is an Indian head penny worth?

Indian Head Penny Values

1859 Indian Head Penny $15 $200
1860 Indian Head Penny $10 $100
1861 Indian Head Penny $25 $175
1862 Indian Head Penny $10 $75

What nickels should I look for?

Here are the top 10 most valuable nickels: 1913 Liberty Nickel – The Olsen Specimen: $3,737,500. 1918/7-D Buffalo Nickel – Doubled Die Obverse: $350,750. 1926-S Buffalo Nickel: $322,000.

What year nickels should I be looking for?

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

What years of nickels are worth saving?

Jefferson Nickels made between 1942 in 1945, are also called War Nickels and consisted of 35% silver. This means they are worth more than face value and most of them have been removed from circulation. An easy way to identify these more valuable coins is to look on the reverse.

What are the key dates to look for in nickels?

The individual key date coins of the series are the 1939 D Jefferson Nickel, the 1939 S Jefferson Nickel, the 1942 D Jefferson Nickel, and the 1950 D Jefferson Nickel.

What years to look for on nickels?