1942 – 1945 Jefferson War Nickel

1945-P Jefferson War Nickel Obverse 35% Silver

Diameter21.21 mm
Obverse DesignThomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States
Reverse DesignMonticello, Jefferson's Home in Virginia
Coin Mass5 grams
Composition56% copper, 35% silver and 9% manganese
Silver Mass1.75 grams
DesignerFelix Schlag
Mint MarksD-Denver; S-San Francisco; P-Philadelphia
NotesThe mint marks are normally located to the right of Monticello, however wartime nickels minted in Philadelphia have a large P above Monticello.
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