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United States 1964-D Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding Father and third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson, open to “all American sculptors”, was held in 1937. German émigré and American artist Felix Oscar Schlag was the winner.... go to Article >

United States 1971-S Jefferson Nickel

12 Days ago News Source: Coinweek.com

by CoinWeek IQ… By late 1970, the Proof Jefferson nickel master dies had become severely worn and lacking fine detail. To correct the issue, the Mint set out to create new masters to restore Felix Schlag’s iconic design. During the Mint’s... read more

United States 1947-D Jefferson Nickel

38 Days ago News Source: Coinweek.com

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding Father and third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson, open to “all American... read more

Five Mint Mark Positions on Jefferson Nickels

47 Days ago News Source: Coinweek.com

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ……   At least three United States Mint coins still in use today have seen two significantly different mint mark positions, including the Roosevelt Dime, the Washington Quarter, and the Kennedy Half Dollar –... read more

United States 1964 Jefferson Nickel

151 Days ago News Source: Coinweek.com

At the ANA Convention in Cleveland in 1964, Felix Schlag, designer of the Jefferson nickel, addressed the Educational Forum and shared some details of his life and behind-the-scenes details of the design’s origins. “The fundamental object for... read more

United States 1938-D Jefferson Nickel

108 Days ago News Source: Coinweek.com

The Jefferson nickel’s 1938 debut marked the end of the 25-year production run of the Buffalo nickel. James Earl Fraser’s Buffalo design, a classic in terms of coin art and Americana, gave the Mint fits. It was a difficult coin to strike, was... read more