Topic: Nickle hoard found 1938 to 1955  (Read 4870 times)
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« on: December 19, 2014, 11:39:36 pm »

Hello I recently found a jar of old nickles on the family farm using a metal detector.  Just wondering what these coins could be worth.  I have nickles from 1938,39,40,41,42.  1944 and 1945's and 1951,53,54,55.  There was almost a full $40 in face value in the jar.  There was also about 50 United States WWII nickles and 15 wheat pennies.  Any info would be greatly appreciated
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« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2014, 11:38:58 pm »

It really depends on the condition of your nickels. Generally the dates you mentioned aren't worth much in circulated condition (at VF-20 or less)... in that grade your looking at around $0.50 each. The same is true for the US coins but you need to check the mint mark (none, D or S) as some can be scarcer.

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