coin

1945 P Jefferson Nickel  

CoinTrackers.com has estimated the 1945 P Jefferson Nickel Value | CoinTrackers at a minimum of $2.15, one in perfect condition can be worth $19.25 or more. (see details)...

1945 P Jefferson Nickel

Type: Jefferson Nickel
Year: 1945
Mint Mark: P
Face Value: 0.05 USD
Total Produced: 119,408,000 [?]
Silver Content: 35%
Silver Weight: 0.0563 oz.
Silver Melt: $0.93
Value: As a rough estimate of this coins value you can assume this coin in poor condition will be valued at somewhere around $2.15, while one in "perfect" condition can bring $19.25. This price does not reference any standard coin grading scale. So when we say poor, we mean worn more than would be expected from a coin in this age, and perfect meaning it looks "perfect" without flaw and possibly even certified. [?].

Additional Info: There is a double die reverse for this year to look out for, it is worth nearly $350 in good condition. Wartime nickels were issued in 35% silver from 1942-1945 as Nickel was a resource needed for the World War II. These Nickels are usually ugly and grimy but a great way to stock up on silver at near spot or under.

Numismatic vs Intrinsic Value: This coin in poor condition is still worth $1.22 more than the intrinsic value from silver content of $0.93, this coin is thus more valuable to a collector than to a silver bug. Coins worth more to a collectors may be a better long term investment. If the metal prices drop you will still have a coin that a numismatic would want to buy.

Want more info? Then read Coin Collecting Investment an article that details the benifits of coin collecting as a way to build wealth.

Current silver melt value* for a 1945 P is $0.93 and this price is based off the current silver spot price of $16.45 This value is dynamic so bookmark it and comeback for an up to the minute silver melt value.

Want to join CoinTrackers and Track Your Coins 100% FREE?

Silver Spot Price Chart

30 day summary

Display on your website!


Copy the html above to display the graph on your website!

More of the Same

All US Nickels

Most Valuable Coins by Type...

[Top of Page]

**When we say that 119,408,000, of these coins were produced or minted in 1945 this number doesn't always match the actual circulation count for this coin. The numbers come from the United States mint, and they don't reflect coins that have been melted, destroyed, or those that have never been released. Please keep that in mind.

[Top of Page]

***Price subject to standard supply and demand laws, dealer premiums, and other market variations. Prices represent past values fetched at auctions/estate sales, certified coins being sold by dealers, and user submitted values. While we wholeheartedly try to give honest price estimates there are many factors besides appearance, metal content, and rarity that help make up the coins overall value.

We use user submitted pictures please read that article if you are interested in adding your own.

[Top of Page]