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Coins Certified as of 12/4

Jefferson Nickels FS Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1938-present): Just Having Fun

Just Having Fun - 28th

Current Statistics
Rank 28
GPA with Top Pop Bonuses 68.943
Complete 90.80%
Set Rating 62.603
%FS 91.14%
Retired Statistics (3/30/2011)
Rank 14
Weighted GPA 68.506
Complete 96.34%
Set Rating 66.000
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About this set: 

This is one of the funnest sets around to collect. The coins are attractive and they honor one of the greatest of all American thinkers -- a top-rank educator, architect, political scientist, and violinist.

I started collecting these nickels as a 9-year old child -- and I still have my childhood set. I put them aside in 1950.

When I started collecting the Jefferson Nickels again as an adult, 48 years later, I soon gravitated to the full-steppers, as a metaphor for a well-struck reverse. And it’s the full-steppers that makes this series so hard and interesting.

If you collect these nickels, you know how frustrating it can be to search for a full stepper of a particular date. You’ll find 4.0 steps; 4.8 steps; 4.5 steps -- but never the darned 5.0. And then you look at a nickel slabbed as a full stepper, prepared to pay too much for the coin, and oooh, it’s close, but just doesn’t make it. And that difficulty is what makes the series so much fun.

I think the coins in this set DO make it. Enjoy!

Just Having Fun
ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePCGS No. PopPCGS No. Pop HigherTotal PopTotal Pop HigherOwner's Comments
8400019385CMS67FS262282
840011938-D5CMS67FS61146114
840021938-S5CMS66FS58155815
8400319395CMS67FS1516710
840051939-D5CMS67FS121162
840061939-S5CMS66FS2978412
8400719405CMS67FS50165016
840081940-D5CMS67FS1411614116
840091940-S5CMS67FS232232
8401019415CMS67FS39203920
840111941-D5CMS68FS1010
840121941-S5CMS67FS8080
840131942 Type 15CMS66FS488498
840141942-D5CMS67FS759759
840161942-P Type 25CMS67FS597597
840171942-S5CMS67FS371371
840181943-P5CMS68FS2020
840201943-D5CMS68FS4040
840211943-S5CMS67FS1001110011
840221944-P5CMS67FS242242
840231944-D5CMS68FS4040
840241944-S5CMS66FS1735717357
840251945-P5CMS67FS102102
840261945-D5CMS67FS1002010020
840271945-S5CMS67FS153153
8402819465CMS66FS370370
840291946-D5CMS67FS104104
840301946-S5CMS66FS629629
8403119475CMS66FS75127512
840321947-D5CMS67FS251251
840331947-S5CMS66FS935935
8403419485CMS66FS161161
840351948-D5CMS67FS153153
840361948-S5CMS66FS10381038
8403719495CMS65FS172172
840381949-D5CMS67FS6070
840401949-S5CMS67FS3030
8404119505CMS67FS9090
840421950-D5CMS67FS234234
8404319515CMS66FS253253
840441951-D5CMS66FS634634
840451951-S5CMS66FS423423
8404619525CMS66FS3131
840471952-D5CMS66FS342342
840481952-S5CMS66FS103103
8404919535CMS65FS7272
840501953-D5CMS66FS154154
840511953-S5CMS64FS154154
8405219545CMS66FS5050
840531954-D5CMS66FS3030
840541954-S5CMS67FS1010
8405619555CMS67FS1010
840571955-D5CMS66FS1010
8405919565CMS67FS2020
840601956-D5CMS66FS8080
8406119575CMS66FS241241
840621957-D5CMS66FS255255
8406319585CMS65FS231231
840641958-D5CMS67FS142142
8406519595CMS66FS424424
840661959-D5CMS66FS8080
8406719605CMS65FS8181
40681960-D5CMS66902902
8406919615CMS65FS9292
840701961-D5CMS64FS1212
8407119625CMS66FS545545
840721962-D5CMS64FS454454
8407319635CMS66FS181181
840741963-D5CMS65FS3030
8407519645CMS66FS941016
840761964-D5CMS66FS110110
407719655CMS6615231524
8407819665CMS65FS4040
407919675CMS66722722
40801968-D5CMS6622132215
840811968-S5CMS66FS3030
40821969-D5CMS66790791
40831969-S5CMS66631631
840841970-D5CMS65FS1010
840851970-S5CMS66FS2020
8408619715CMS67FS6060
840871971-D5CMS67FS210210
8408819725CMS66FS361361
840891972-D5CMS66FS551551
8409019735CMS67FS3030
840911973-D5CMS66FS10431043
8409219745CMS66FS190190
840931974-D5CMS67FS4040
8409419755CMS66FS392392
840951975-D5CMS66FS371371
8409619765CMS66FS112112
840971976-D5CMS66FS361361
8409819775CMS66FS180180
840991977-D5CMS66FS414414
8410019785CMS66FS121121
841011978-D5CMS67FS4040
8410219795CMS66FS140140
841031979-D5CMS66FS440440
841041980-P5CMS66FS300300
841051980-D5CMS66FS280280
841061981-P5CMS66FS7171
841071981-D5CMS66FS701701
841081982-P5CMS66FS352352
841091982-D5CMS66FS321321
841101983-P5CMS66FS100100
841111983-D5CMS66FS130130
841121984-P5CMS66FS701701
841131984-D5CMS66FS422422
841141985-P5CMS66FS470470
841151985-D5CMS67FS1010
841161986-P5CMS66FS461461
841171986-D5CMS67FS1010
841181987-P5CMS67FS250250
841191987-D5CMS67FS2020
841201988-P5CMS66FS701701
841211988-D5CMS66FS673673
841221989-P5CMS67FS8181
841231989-D5CMS66FS412412
841241990-P5CMS67FS4040
841251990-D5CMS66FS401401
841261991-P5CMS66FS491491
841271991-D5CMS66FS561561
841281992-P5CMS66FS12421242
841291992-D5CMS66FS655655
841301993-P5CMS66FS10841084
841311993-D5CMS67FS130130
841321994-P5CMS66FS628832813
841331994-D5CMS66FS583583
841361995-P5CMS67FS180180
841351995-D5CMS66FS634634
841371996-P5CMS68FS2020Both PCGS-MS68 (POP 2) coins in the set!
841381996-D5CMS67FS261261
841391997-P5CMS67FS94241241
841411997-D5CMS66FS581581
841421998-P5CMS67FS5050
841431998-D5CMS65FS60126012
841441999-P5CMS67FS191191
841451999-D5CMS67FS4040
841462000-P5CMS67FS100100
841472000-D5CMS67FS120120
841482001-P5CMS68FS5050(3) MS68FS of this date in this collection!
841492001-D5CMS67FS431431
841502002-P5CMS67FS591591
841512002-D5CMS66FS501501
841522003-P5CMS68FS5050
841532003-D5CMS66FS572572
41542004-P Peace Medal5CMS688080
41552004-D Peace Medal5CMS68170170
41562004-P Keel Boat5CMS68230230
41572004-D Keel Boat5CMS68100100
941582005-P Bison5CSP6947414771
941592005-D Bison5CSP686181261812
941602005-P Western Waters5CSP701010
941612005-D Western Waters5CSP693030
9841622006-P Return to Monticello5CSP69FS19201920
9841632006-D Return to Monticello5CSP69FS13601360
1497102007-P5CSP69FS290290
1497172007-D5CSP69FS220220
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