All 1959 nickels are worth holding onto — rather than spending them. See why. All 1959 nickel values + Rare 1959 error nickels you’ll want to look for in your spare change.
If damage happens to a coin before it leaves the Mint, then that coin is considered an error coin or a mistake. (On the other hand, if damage happens to a coin after it has left the US Mint facility is considered 'damaged' and it is generally worth very little.) Error coins are rare and valuable because they are legit -- they entered circulation that way and are relatively few in number. Here's a list of well-known U.S. coin errors, how to determine a true error coin from a fake one, the most valuable error coins to look for, and how to spot new errors on coins -- because new errors are being discovered all the time!
Have a 1958 nickel? Want to know how much it’s worth? This 1958 Nickel Guide includes prices for 1958 no mintmark nickels, 1958-D nickels, and error nickels!
1957 Jefferson nickels are valuable — some fetch over $7,000. See how much your 1957 nickel is worth here. Plus rare 1957 nickel errors to look for!
All 1956 nickels are worth more than face value. In fact, some 1956 nickel values exceed $9,000! Find out how much your 1956 nickel is worth here.
1955 nickels are scarcer than other Jefferson nickels — which have been made for circulation since 1938. There’s even a rare and valuable 1955 error nickel that’s definitely worth looking for — plus 4 other types of 1955 nickel errors that you can find among nickels in circulation! Here are the current values and unique features you should be looking for on your 1955 nickels.
Why are 1979 dollar coins so popular? Find out here! See how much your 1979 Susan B Anthony dollars are worth + Which 1979 one dollar coins are the rarest and most valuable!
See exactly which markings you should be looking for on 1954 nickels if you want to find the most valuable ones! Plus, a list of rare 1954 nickel errors that you will have the best chance of finding in spare change. And see how much your 1954 nickel is worth today.
See how much your 1947 nickel is worth (Hint: more than face value). Also, which rare 1947 nickel errors are worth looking for (and how to spot them). Plus, 3 tips for finding valuable 1947 nickels in loose change!
See exactly what details you should be looking for on your 1953 nickels to determine if you have a “regular” nickel or a rare one. Plus a list of 1953 nickel values (hint: your 1953 nickel is worth at least twice face value!) and a list of rare and valuable 1953 nickel errors.
All 1949 nickels are worth AT LEAST 2x to 3x their face value. See how much your 1949 nickel is worth here!