- USA Coin Book
- 1943-P : 3 Over 2
1943 P Jefferson Nickels : 3 Over 2
Metal Composition: 56% Copper - 35% Silver - 9% Manganese
Diameter: 21.2 mm
Mass / Weight: 5 grams
What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
This is a doubled die Jefferson Wartime Nickel variety where the 3 is stamped over the 2. It is actually the entire date 1943 stamped over 1942 and the entire date is slightly doubled. In the left-side of the image depicted above: The 3/2 variety will have a distinctive sharp hook on the bottom end of the three which looks similar to a barb on a hook. Sometimes the 4 will appear doubled and wider as well. The right-side image depicts a normal 1943 date for comparison.
The 1943-P Jefferson Nickel (3 Over 2 Variety) is worth $31 in average condition and can be worth $230 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.
MELT VALUE: $0.9385
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