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1981 D Jefferson Nickel

1981 D Jefferson Nickel

The 1981 D Jefferson Nickel was minted in 1981 at the Denver mint. There were 364,801,000 D nickels minted in all.

How Many 1981 D Jefferson Nickels Were Minted?

1981 D – Amount Minted 364,801,000

How Much Is A 1981 D Jefferson Nickel Worth?

The 1981 D Jefferson Nickel is worth between 35 cents and $1.25 on average.

This value is strictly based on the coins grade and desirability (amount minted) and doesn’t take current metal spot prices into account as these coins are made of 75% copper (except for the 1942 – 1945 War Nickels) and 25% nickel. Copper is by all accounts a precious metal now and does have some bearing on the nickels melt value. A law passed in 2006 makes it illegal to melt U.S. minted Nickels so it is not advised.

Additional 1981 D Jefferson Nickel Facts

Designer: Felix Schlag

Weight: 5 grams

Diameter: 21.2 millimeters

Mint Mark: D

Face Value: $.05

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