Silver Nickel Years

As nickel was a strategic war material during World War II, nickels coined from 1942 to 1945 were struck in a copper-silver-manganese alloy which would not require adjustment to vending machines. They bear a large mint mark above the depiction of Monticello on the reverse.

The CoinTrackers.com crew has compiled an awesome list we've dubbed 25 Most Valuable Nickels, and the page details the most valuable nickels minted in the United States from the late 1800's to the early 2000's. (Updated 2021) The values are descending so the most valuable are at the top. New bingo sites low wagering money. (so its a count up and not a countdown).

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  • 25 Most Valuable Nickels (Updated 2021) The CoinTrackers.com crew has compiled an awesome list we've dubbed 25 Most Valuable Nickels, and the page details the most valuable nickels minted in the United States from the late 1800's to the early 2000's.
  • Silver Prices - 100 Year Historical Chart. Interactive chart of historical data for real (inflation-adjusted) silver prices per ounce back to 1915. The series is deflated using the headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) with the most recent month as the base. The current month is updated on an hourly basis with today's latest value.
  • 1.) 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel - Worth $4,408,650
  • 2.) 1880 Shield Nickel - Worth $20,000
  • 3.) 1924 S Buffalo Nickel - Worth $14,000
  • 4.) 1926 S Buffalo Nickel - Worth $7,600
  • 5.) 1927 S Buffalo Nickel - Worth $5,000
  • 6.) 1881 Shield Nickel - Worth $4,000
  • 7.) 1883 Shield Nickel - Worth $3,900
  • 8.) 1867 Shield Nickel - Worth $3,600
  • 9.) 1920 D Buffalo Nickel - Worth $3,500
  • 10.) 1928 D Buffalo Nickel - Worth $3,400
  • 11.) 1918 D Buffalo Nickel - Worth $3,300
  • 12.) 1925 S Buffalo Nickel - Worth $3,300
  • 13.) 1924 D Buffalo Nickel - Worth $3,000
  • 14.) 1870 Shield Nickel - Worth $3,000
  • 15.) 1920 S Buffalo Nickel - Worth $2,500
  • 16.) 1872 Shield Nickel - Worth $2,500
  • 17.) 1919 D Buffalo Nickel - Worth $2,350
  • 18.) 1885 Liberty Head V Nickel - Worth $2,328
  • 19.) 1912 S Liberty Head V Nickel - Worth $1,945
  • 20.) 1886 Liberty Head V Nickel - Worth $1,861
  • 21.) 1877 Shield Nickel - Worth $1,854
  • 22.) 1938 Jefferson Nickel - Worth $1,800
  • 23.) 1873 Shield Nickel - Worth $1,800
  • 24.) 1874 Shield Nickel - Worth $1,800
  • 25.) 1916 D Buffalo Nickel - Worth $1,780

Most Valuable Coins by Type..

Years Of Silver Nickel

Silver Nickel Years

90% Silver Nickel Years

All US Dollar Coins

Canadian Silver Nickels Years Made

  • *list does not count the newer Presidential Dollars