7 Valuable American Nickels in Circulation

Buffalo Nickel (1913-1938): Designed by James Earle Fraser, Buffalo Nickels are highly sought after by collectors, especially those with full dates and mint marks.

Jefferson Nickel (1938-1964): Early Jefferson Nickels minted during World War II are made of silver and can be valuable due to their metal content.

War-Time Jefferson Nickel (1942-1945): Made of a silver alloy due to nickel being used for the war effort, these nickels have intrinsic value and are sought after by collectors.

1950-D Jefferson Nickel: Low mintage and high demand make the 1950-D Jefferson Nickel a valuable find in circulation.

Proof Jefferson Nickels (1968-Date): Proof coins are struck with specially treated dies and polished planchets, making them collectible and valuable to collectors.

1964-D Jefferson Nickel: Some 1964-D Jefferson Nickels were struck on silver planchets intended for dimes, making them rare and valuable.

2005-P and 2005-D Bison Nickel: Part of the Westward Journey series, these nickels feature a buffalo and are collectible due to their unique design.

2009 Jefferson Nickel (Professional Life): Part of the 2009 redesign series, this nickel depicts Jefferson's professional life and is collectible due to its limited mintage.