Jefferson Nickels were minted between 1938 and 2003. While nickel varieties based on year and mint number well over 100, there are only a handful of these that professional collectors highly covet. These types of coins are often referred to as Key, Semi-Key, and Better dates. If you are into collecting or making a profit selling Jefferson Nickels specifically, these are the dates, and this is the list you need to either memorize or save for later.
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What are key dates? - The premier dates that serious collectors seek out.
What are semi key dates? - A step down from the key dates. These are also sought after just not as heavily.
What are better dates? - Dates that make the coin just slightly more valuable in general, but not enough to make it a key date.