JMBCoins Jeff Nickel Basic Proof - 22nd

Current Statistics
Rank 22
Weighted GPA 69.627
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 69.627
%DCAM 94.12%
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About this set: This set of proof Jefferson Nickels was assembled by a collector of modest means. My goal was to assemble a Registry Set that showcases the modern Jefferson Nickel in what I feel is its ultimate collecting form: proof.

In 1938 the Buffalo nickel was replaced with a new design. A contest was held with a prize of $1,000 to be awarded to the winning designer. Many models were submitted, but Felix Schlag, a German immigrant, was announced as the winner on April 24, 1938.

The US Treasury Department made Schlag modify the design, that featured Thomas Jefferson on the obverse and Monticello on the reverse. Mintage commenced in mid-1938 and has continued since that time. During World War II from 1942 to 1945 nickels were struck in a special alloy composed of 56% copper, 35% silver, and 9% manganese, to omit nickel which was in strong demand for war purposes.

Designed by: Felix 0. Schlag Issue dates: 1938 to date Composition: 0.75 part copper, 0.25 part nickel Diameter: 21.2 mm Weight: 76.16 grains (5 grams) Edge: Plain Business strike mintage: 28,970,251,265 through 1992 Proof mintage: 98,624,012 through 1991

• The Mint mark has been placed in three different locations, and disappeared completely for a time.

• The designers initials were added, but not until 1966, nearly two decades after the coin was introduced.

• The composition was changed, with the nickel component dropped for nearly four years – mid-1942 through 1945 – from the coin most Americans call a "nickel."

• Its been issued with multiple surface finishes: standard business strike, Brilliant Proof, Frosted Proof and a non-Proof Matte Finish (in the 1994-issued Jefferson Coin and Currency set and the 1997 Botanic Garden Coin and Currency set).

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JMBCoins Jeff Nickel Basic Proof
ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePopPop HigherOwner's Comments
841971965 SMS5CSP66CA248100Circulation Mintage: 136,131,380 Special Mint Set: 2,360,000 Designed b...
841981966 SMS5CSP66CA220158Mintage: Circulation strikes: 136,131,380 Proofs: 2,360,000 Designed b...
841991967 SMS5CSP67CA2438Mintage: Circulation strikes: 107,325,800 Proofs: 1,863,344 Designed b...
942001968-S5CPR68DC4921651968-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 100,396,004 Proofs: 3,041,506 D...
942011969-S5CPR68DC356921969-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 120,075,000 Proofs: 2,934,631 D...
942021970-S5CPR68DC302671970-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 238,832,004 Proofs: 2,632,810 D...
942031971-S5CPR68DC312711971-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,220,733 Designed by: ...
942051972-S5CPR68DC3892011972-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,260,996 Designed by: ...
942061973-S5CPR69DC324061973-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,760,339 Designed by: ...
942071974-S5CPR69DC434751974-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,612,568 Designed by: ...
942081975-S5CPR69DC543561975-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,845,450 Designed by: ...
942091976-S5CPR69DC671711976-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 4,149,730 Designed by: ...
942101977-S5CPR69DC6392601977-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,251,152 Designed by...
942111978-S5CPR69DC64711101978-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,127,781 Designed by: ...
942121979-S5CPR69DC5231661979-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,677,175 Designed by: ...
942141980-S5CPR69DC6303681980-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,554,806 Designed by: ...
942151981-S 5CPR69DC7209601981-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 4,063,083 (both Types) ...
942171982-S5CPR69DC3912411982-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 4,763,582 Designed by: ...
942181983-S5CPR69DC3992501983-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,279,126 Designed by: ...
942191984-S5CPR69DC3775411984-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,065,110 Designed by: ...
942201985-S5CPR69DC3665531985-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,362,821 Designed by: ...
942211986-S5CPR69DC4343321986-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,010,497 Designed by: ...
942221987-S5CPR69DC3956391987-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 4,227,728 Designed by: ...
942231988-S5CPR69DC3213891988-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,262,948 Designed by: ...
942241989-S5CPR70DC18301989-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,220,194 Designed by: ...
942251990-S5CPR70DC19101990-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,299,559 Designed by: ...
942261991-S5CPR70DC20401991-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,867,787 Designed by: Fel...
942271992-S5CPR70DC39701992-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 4,176,560 Designed by: Fel...
942281993-S5CPR70DC37701993-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,394,792 Designed by: Fel...
942291994-S5CPR70DC32901994-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,269,923 Designed by: ...
942311995-S5CPR70DC29101995-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,797,481 Designed by: ...
942321996-S5CPR70DC36001996-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,525,625 Designed by: ...
942331997-S5CPR70DC55701997-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,796,194 Designed by: Fe...
942341998-S5CPR70DC67201998-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,086,507 Designed by: ...
942351999-S5CPR70DC42901999-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,543,401 Designed by: Fel...
942362000-S5CPR70DC50102000-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,082,483 Designed by: F...
942372001-S5CPR70DC47102001-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,294,043 Designed b...
942382002-S5CPR70DC34902002-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,277,720 Designed by: ...
942392003-S5CPR70DC68602003-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 4,158,233 Designed by: Felix...
942402004-S Peace Medal5CPR70DC80002004-S Peace Medal

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 0
Proofs: 2,965,42



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942412004-S Keel Boat5CPR70DC76502004-S Keel Boat Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,965,422 ...
942422005-S Bison5CPR70DC97702005-S American Bison Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,654,229 ...
942432005-S Western Waters5CPR70DC87402005-S Western Waters Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,654,229...
942462006-S Return to Monticello5CPR70DC50602006-S Return to Monticello Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 3,077...
1504662007-S 5CPR70DC27902007-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: 2,603,734 Composition: 0.7...
3949242008-S5CPR70DC34902008-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: N/A Composition: 0.75 ...
4072622009-S5CPR70DC33702009-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: N/A Composition: 0.75 ...
4187892010-S5CPR70DC40402010-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: N/A Composition: 0.75 pa...
5051412011-S5CPR70DC22502011-S Mintage: Circulation strikes: 0 Proofs: N/A Composition: 0.75 part c...
5118722012-S5CPR70DC380
5175262013-S5CPR70DC1240
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*These items are optional and not calculated in the grade or the percent completion of the set.