Jefferson Nickels FS Basic War Set, Circulation Strikes (1942-1945)

Number of
Required Items
11
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
70.955
Today, with the value of silver what it is, it seems strange that it would have been substituted for nickel in the five cent piece, but nickel was apparently a more critical war material. This is a short and easy set to complete, even in high grade (MS67-68). But it remains an interesting set to remember the time when the value of silver was so low that 1/20 ounce could be put into a nickel. Today, the silver value of a "War Nickel" is around one dollar.

Notes: This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete % FS GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 E.Fisher war nickels 2018 100.00% 100.00% 69.55 70.45 70.45
2 Escalante 2021 100.00% 100.00% 69.55 70.36 70.36
3 D. L. Hansen. War Set (1942-1945) 2019 2020 100.00% 100.00% 69.45 70.00 70.00
DLH
4 Just having fun! 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 100.00% 100.00% 69.00 R 69.27 69.27
5 bts409 FS WarNics 100.00% 100.00% 69.00 69.18 69.18

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete % FS GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 E.Fisher war nickels 2018 100.00% 100.00% 69.55 70.45 70.45
2 Escalante 2021 100.00% 100.00% 69.55 70.36 70.36
3 D. L. Hansen. War Set (1942-1945) 2019 2020 100.00% 100.00% 69.45 70.00 70.00
DLH
4 bts409 FS WarNics 100.00% 100.00% 69.00 69.18 69.18
5 KCV FS cir WAR (42-45) 100.00% 100.00% 69.14 69.14 69.14
6 CLIFF VERMONT FS WAR CIRCULATION NICKELS (BASIC) 1942-1945 100.00% 100.00% 69.09 69.09 69.09
6 Aknillow WWII Jeff Nickels 100.00% 100.00% 68.91 69.09 69.09
8 Corum Collection 100.00% 100.00% 69.05 69.05 69.05
8 Ike's War Nickels 100.00% 100.00% 69.05 69.05 69.05
10 The Black Mountain Collection 100.00% 100.00% 68.82 68.82 68.82
10 Ray Overby's War Nickel Set 2012 100.00% 100.00% 68.82 68.82 68.82
12 rickypapabear 100.00% 90.91% 68.77 68.77 68.77
12 ZZWHIT 100.00% 100.00% 68.77 68.77 68.77
14 IslandBob's War Jeff's 100.00% 100.00% 68.73 68.73 68.73
15 The_Corso_Collection 100.00% 100.00% 68.68 68.68 68.68
16 SouthWest Jefferson WWII 100.00% 90.91% 68.50 68.50 68.50
17 George's War Nickels 100.00% 100.00% 68.45 68.45 68.45
18 Hot Rod FS "WAR" Nickels 100.00% 100.00% 68.41 68.41 68.41
18 Clackamas War Jeffs 100.00% 100.00% 68.41 68.41 68.41
18 Martin's Collection 100.00% 100.00% 68.41 68.41 68.41

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