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JEFFERSON FIVE CENTS (1938DATE)
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NICKEL PLANCHETS (19381942)
Date 
Mintage for Circulation 
Mintage of Proofs 
Notes 
1938 
19,496,000

19,365


1938D 
5,376,000

0


1938S 
4,105,000

0


1939 
120,615,000

12,535

Look
for the rare variety with the words
"MONTICELLO" and "FIVE CENTS"
doubled on the reverse. 
1939D 
3,514,000

0


1939S 
6,630,000

0


1940 
176,485,000

14,158


1940D 
43,540,000

0


1940S 
39,690,000

0


1941 
203,265,000

18,720


1941D 
53,432,000

0


1941S 
43,445,000

0


1942 
49,789,000

29,600


1942D 
13,938,000

0


WARTIME COMPOSITION PLANCHETS (19421945) 
Date 
Mintage for Circulation 
Mintage of Proofs 
Notes 
1942P 
57,873,000

27,600


1942S 
32,900,000

0


1943P 
271,165,000

0

Look
for the rare 1943/2 overdate and the "Doubled
Eye" varieties. 
1943D 
15,294,000

0


1943S 
104,060,000

0


1944P 
119,150,000

0

1944
nickels without the mint mark on the reverse are
counterfeits. 
1944D 
32,309,000

0


1944S 
21,640,000

0


1945P 
119,408,100

0

Look
for the Doubled Die Reverse. 
1945D 
37,158,000

0


1945S 
58,939,000

0


NICKEL PLANCHETS (RESUMED 1946DATE) 
Date 
Mintage for Circulation 
Mintage of Proofs 
Notes 
1946 
161,116,000

0


1946D 
45,292,200

0


1946S 
13,560,000

0


1947 
95,000,000

0


1947D 
37,822,000

0


1947S 
24,720,000

0


1948 
89,348,000

0


1948D 
44,734,000

0


1948S 
11,300,000

0


1949 
60,652,000

0


1949D 
36,498,000

0

Look
for the D/S variety. 
1949S 
9,716,000

0


1950 
9,796,000

51,386


1950D 
2,630,030

0


1951 
28,552,000

57,500


1951D 
20,460,000

0


1951S 
7,776,000

0


1952 
63,988,000

81,980


1952D 
30,638,000

0


1952S 
20,572,000

0


1953 
46,644,000

128,800


1953D 
59,878,600

0


1953S 
19,210,900

0


1954 
47,684,050

233,300


1954D 
117,183,060

0


1954S 
29,384,000

0

Look
for the S/D mintmark variety. 
1955 
7,888,000

378,200


1955D 
74,464,100

0

Look
for the D/S mintmark variety. 
1956 
35,216,000

669,384


1956D 
67,222,940

0


1957 
38,408,000

1,247,952


1957D 
136,828,900

0


1958 
17,088,000

875,652


1958D 
168,249,120

0


1959 
27,248,000

1,149,291


1959D 
160,738,240

0


1960 
55,416,000

1,691,602


1960D 
192,582,180

0


1961 
73,640,100

3,028,144


1961D 
229,342,760

0


1962 
97,384,000

3,218,019


1962D 
280,195,720

0


1963 
178,851,645

3,075,645


1963D 
276,829,460

0


1964 
1,028,622,762

3,950,762


1964D 
1,787,297,160

0


1965 
136,131,380

2,360,000*

*The
Proof mintage is for Special Mint Sets, which
contained specially prepared coins that were not quite
up to Proof standards. 
1966 
156,208,283

2,261,583*

In
1966, almost thirty years after the Jefferson Nickel
first appeared, the designer's initials (F.S. for
Felix Schlag) were added to the obverse below
Jefferson's bust. *The Proof mintage is for
Special Mint Sets, which contained specially prepared
coins that were not quite up to Proof standards. 
1967 
107,325,800

1,863,344*

*The
Proof mintage is for Special Mint Sets, which
contained specially prepared coins that were not quite
up to Proof standards. 
1968D 
91,227,880

0


1968S 
100,396,004

3,041,506

Beginning
in 1968, the mintmark was moved from the reverse of
the coin to the obverse just below the date. 
1969D 
202,807,500

0


1969S 
120,075,000

2,934,631


1970D 
515,485,380

0


1970S 
238,832,004

2,632,810


1971 
106,884,000

0


1971D 
316,144,800

0


1971S 
0

3,220,733

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. Some Proof Nickels of this year
were made without a mintmark. They are very rare
errors. 
1972 
202,036,000

0


1972D 
351,694,600

0


1972S 
0

3,260,996

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1973 
384,396,000

0


1973D 
361,405,000

0


1973S 
0

2,760,339

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1974 
601,752,000

0


1974D 
277,373,000

0


1974S 
0

2,612,568

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1975 
181,772,000

0


1975D 
401,875,300

0


1975S 
0

2,845,450

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1976 
367,124,000

0


1976D 
563,964,147

0


1976S 
0

4,149,730

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1977 
585,376,000

0


1977D 
297,313,422

0


1977S 
0

3,251,152

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1978 
391,308,000

0


1978D 
313,092,780

0


1978S 
0

3,127,781

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1979 
463,188,000

0


1979D 
325,867,672

0


1979S 
0

3,677,175

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. Found with "Blob" and
Clear mintmarks, with the Clear version being the
rarer of the two. 
1980P 
593,004,000

0


1980D 
502,323,448

0


1980S 
0

3,554,806

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1981P 
657,504,000

0


1981D 
364,801,843

0


1981S 
0

4,063,083

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. Found with "Blob" and
Clear mintmarks. 
1982P 
292,355,000

0


1982D 
373,726,544

0


1982S 
3,857,479

0

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1983P 
561,615,000

0


1983D 
536,726,276

0


1983S 
0

3,279,126

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1984P 
746,769,000

0


1984D 
517,675,146

0


1984S 
0

3,065,110

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1985P 
647,114,962

0


1985D 
459,747,446

0


1985S 
0

3,362,821

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1986P 
536,883,483

0


1986D 
361,819,140

0


1986S 
0

3,010,497

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1987P 
371,499,481

0


1987D 
410,590,604

0


1987S 
0

4,227,728

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1988P 
771,360,000

0


1988D 
663,771,652

0


1988S 
0

3,262,948

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1989P 
898,812,000

0


1989D 
570,842,474



1989S 
0

3,220,194

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1990P 
661,636,000

0


1990D 
663,938,503

0


1990S 
0

3,299,559

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1991P 
614,104,000

0


1991D 
436,496,678

0


1991S 
0

2,867,787

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1992P 
399,552,000

0


1992D 
450,565,113

0


1992S 
0

4,176,560

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1993P 
412,076,000

0


1993D 
406,084,135

0


1993S 
0

3,394,792

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1994P 
722,160,000

0


1994P
Matte

167,703

0

Special
uncirculated Nickels were included in the 1994
Sets. They are extremely well struck, like Proof
coins, but have a satiny, matte appearance. 
1994D 
715,762,110

0


1994S 
0

3,269,923

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1995P 
774,156,000

0


1995D 
888,112,000

0


1995S 
0

2,797,481

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1996P 
829,332,000

0


1996D 
817,736,000

0


1996S 
0

2,525,625

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1997P 
470,972,000

0


1997P
Matte

25,000

0

Special
uncirculated Nickels were included in the 1997 Botanic
Gardens Sets. They are extremely well struck,
like Proof coins, but have a satiny, matte appearance. 
1997D 
466,640,000

0


1997S 
0

2,796,678

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1998P 
688,292,000

0


1998D 
635,380,000

0


1998S 
0

2,086,507

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
1999P 
1,212,000,000

0


1999D 
1,066,720,000

0


1999S 
0

2,543,401

Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
2000P

31,200,000
(through January 2000)

0


2000D

168,480,000
(through January 2000)

0


2000S

0

3,082,483 
Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
2001P

675,704,000

0 

2001D

627,680,000

0 

2001S

0

2,294,043 
Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
2002P

529,280,000

0 

2002D

691,200,000

0 

2002S

0

2,277,720 
Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
2003P

?

0 

2003D

?

0 

2003S

0

? 
Struck
only as Proofs and available originally only in Proof
sets. 
2004P



Peace
Medal Reverse 
