Mint Marks: Those Small Letters On U.S. Coins Explained

What are mint marks? Mintmarks are small letters stamped on U.S. coins that designate where the coin was made. Where a coin was minted affects its value. See which coins each U.S Mint facility made. And what a U.S. coin without a mintmark means. (Some are rare error coins. Others are not supposed to have a mint mark.)

Is your 1955 nickel worth more than $10,000?

1955 Nickels Are Worth More Than Face Value (As Much As $10,000)… Here’s What To Look For!

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.