Doubled Monticello Jefferson Nickel Error


1939 P Doubled or Double Die or DDR Pre-War Nickels are significant to Nickel collectors and the MS versions are selling regularly for over a thousand dollars if certified. 1939 is a year to remember for those looking for errors. The non error versions sell for pennies while the error versions sell for hundreds or even a thousand dollars in some cases.

As you can see from the image attached the words Monticello on the reverse of the coin and even the words Five Cents have been struck twice by the Philadelphia Mints die.

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Known errors. Coins in order by date. To learn more about each error simply click on the read more link.

1943 Steel Cent Planchet 1943 Jefferson Nickel struck on a steel cent planchet. A Jefferson Nickel accidentall...
1939 Doubled Monticello

1939 P Doubled or Double Die or DDR Pre-War Nickels are significant to Nickel coll...

Struck on Penny Planchet Jefferson Nickel struck on a Copper Penny planchet error. A strange looking coin if I...
Double Die

Double Die Nickel errors occur when the die strikes the nickel planchet more than ...

Rare Coins. Key and Semi-Key Dates to remember. Based on various factors.

1964 1964 is a key date as the coins mint mark would move from the reverse to the obverse ...
1964 D 1964 D is a key date as the coins mint mark would move from the reverse to the obvers...
1938 1938 was the first year the Thomas Jefferson Nickels were produced. These coins are k...
Full Steps Full Steps Nickels are of key importance. Look for (FS) Full Steps on Monticello....

Most valuable coins in this series. Listed price based off high end state (MS+).

$250 1938 Jefferson Nickel
$250 1964 D Jefferson Nickel
$180 1964 Jefferson Nickel
$20 1939 Jefferson Nickel
$20 1941 D Jefferson Nickel
$20 1941 S Jefferson Nickel
$15 1940 Jefferson Nickel
$15 1941 Jefferson Nickel

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Common Questions

From the years 1938 to 1964 the mint mark was on the reverse on the far right next to Monticello. This is the rule with an exception made for wartime nickels minted from 1942-1945. Wartime Nickels mint mark is on the reverse top center, only wartime nickels have an actual P mark. After 1964 the mint mark was moved to the obverse (front) of the Nickel.

Mint Mark Example Image

The Doubled Monticello has a weight of 5 g.