Several billion were made. This is a very common date with no added value in circulated condition. A nice uncirculated one may be worth about 25 cents. Billions of nickels were minted in 1964 as a stopgap effort to substitute for higher-denomination silver coins that were being removed from circulation for melting. They show up in circulation more than almost any other date.
The value is 5 cents and it has no silver in it.
US quarters didn't contain any nickel until 1965. 1964 and earlier quarters were made of an alloy of 90% silver and 10% copper. Please see "What is the value of a 1941 US quarter?" for more information.
It's the usual practice of this site to answer a single question at a time. Please see:"What is the value of a 1940 US nickel?""What is the value of a 1942 US nickel?""What is the value of a 1944 US nickel?"
Average retail value is less than 50 cents for a typical proof 1964 Jefferson nickel.
Current average retail value is $28.00. Issue price was $2.10.
It's worth 5 cents.
The coins are still found in circulation and are face value only.
Check that coin again. The last year for the Indian head nickel was 1938.
They were minted at Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco. They were minted in 1964.
US quarters were not made of silver in 1965, but rather of copper-nickel. The last silver quarter made for circulation in the US were produced in 1964.
The last silver quarters were dated 1964. Your coin is made of copper-nickel and is worth 25 cents.
The melt value of something is the value of the metal itself. For example, a 1964 nickel has a melt value of 5 cents because 1.8 cents worth of nickel and 2.7 cents of copper.
As of 16 Feb 2018, the melt value of one US nickel is 4.4 cents.
It may be a little older but is very common, just face value.
This design is called either a buffalo nickel or an Indian head nickel; both names are about equally common. Please see the question "What is the value of a 1919 US nickel?" for more information.
There is no silver in a 1964 nickel.
The US nickel was first issued in 1866. Please double-check your coin.
It's worth exactly 5 cents.
A 1957 nickel is worth face value only, unless it's uncirculated or a proof coin.
In average condition, both coins are only worth their face value.
Please check your coin again. San Francisco didn't strike any nickels from 1955 to 1967 inclusive.
More than ONE BILLION Jefferson Nickels were struck in 1964 and the coin is only face value.
The melt value for a 1964 nickel is the same as any other date of nickels (except 1942-45), because unlike the dime and quarter, nickels weren't silver, and there was no change to it in 1965. As of 19 August 2013, U.S. nickels have a melt value of 4.6 cents.