Silver War Nickels


During three years of the series, the Jefferson Nickel was struck in a composition of 56% copper, 35% silver, and 9% manganese. Interestingly, the new composition eliminated nickel.

The change was made in order to preserve copper and nickel for the war effort. The silver war nickels are identified by the large sized mint mark on the reverse of the coin above Monticello.

Find a selection of the silver nickels certified and graded by PCGS and NGC. This represents a popular subset within the broader series.
1943-P Doubled Die Obverse Jefferson Nickel 5C (DDO) - PCGS MS65 - $535 Value

1943-P Doubled Die Obverse Jefferson Nickel 5C (DDO) - PCGS MS65 - $535 Value

- $460.35 3h 31m
1943-D Jefferson- PCGS MS66FS List $46 - cert 0981

1943-D Jefferson- PCGS MS66FS List $46 - cert 0981

- $35.88 5h 48m
1944-D Jefferson Nickel - Five Steps - PCGS MS65  7911

1944-D Jefferson Nickel - Five Steps - PCGS MS65 7911

- $44.95 6h 24m
1945-P 5C PCGS MS66 (Doubled Die Reverse) Jefferson Nickel

1945-P 5C PCGS MS66 (Doubled Die Reverse) Jefferson Nickel

- $2,061.00 7h 56m
1944-D 5C FS Jefferson Nickel-PCGS MS64FS--171-3

1944-D 5C FS Jefferson Nickel-PCGS MS64FS--171-3

- $29.00 8h 54m
1944-D 5C Jefferson Nickel-PCGS MS65--171-3

1944-D 5C Jefferson Nickel-PCGS MS65--171-3

- $24.00 9h 8m
1944-D 5C FS Jefferson Nickel-PCGS MS65FS--171-3

1944-D 5C FS Jefferson Nickel-PCGS MS65FS--171-3

- $39.00 9h 36m
Jefferson Nickel 1942-P MS-64 NGC Nice! smd733

Jefferson Nickel 1942-P MS-64 NGC Nice! smd733

- $23.95 9h 48m
1945-D JEFFERSON NICKEL MS67 NGC

1945-D JEFFERSON NICKEL MS67 NGC

- $56.79 10h 7m
1944-D 5C FS Jefferson Nickel-PCGS MS67FS--171-3

1944-D 5C FS Jefferson Nickel-PCGS MS67FS--171-3

- $700.00 10h 28m
1942-S Jefferson Five Cent Nickel PCGS MS67                                Q-283

1942-S Jefferson Five Cent Nickel PCGS MS67 Q-283

- $135.00 10h 46m
1945 D Jefferson Nickel,  NGC MS 65,  Brilliant Silver War Nickel,  Beauty!

1945 D Jefferson Nickel, NGC MS 65, Brilliant Silver War Nickel, Beauty!

- $29.01 10h 52m
1942 D Jefferson Nickel MS67 FS PCGS

1942 D Jefferson Nickel MS67 FS PCGS

- $1,035.00 10h 54m
1945 S  Jefferson Nickel  Graded  MS 67   BY NGC

1945 S Jefferson Nickel Graded MS 67 BY NGC

- $295.00 11h 8m
1944 D   Jefferson Nickel  Graded  MS 67 FS  BY NGC

1944 D Jefferson Nickel Graded MS 67 FS BY NGC

- $695.95 11h 21m
1945 D    Jefferson Nickel  Graded  MS 67 FS  BY NGC

1945 D Jefferson Nickel Graded MS 67 FS BY NGC

- $649.00 11h 32m
1945-D 5C FS Jefferson Nickel-PCGS MS64FS-171-3

1945-D 5C FS Jefferson Nickel-PCGS MS64FS-171-3

- $24.00 11h 53m
1944 D   Jefferson Nickel  Graded  MS 67 FS  BY PCGS

1944 D Jefferson Nickel Graded MS 67 FS BY PCGS

- $699.00 12h 17m