What is the value of a 2004 Louisiana Purchase nickel?
It's an ordinary circulation nickel from the Westward Journey
series, issued in 2004-2006 to commemorate the Lewis and Clark
expedition. Hundreds of millions were struck so they're not rare.
If you found it in change it's only worth five cents. Uncirculated
or proof-condition ones might retail for $1 to $4 depending on how
nicely struck the images are. A lot of people see the 1803 date on
the back and mistakenly think that's the year it was minted. That's
the year that President Jefferson signed the Louisiana Purchase
agreement. If anyone tells you they've found a new-looking "1803
nickel" ask them if they turned it over and checked the date on the
Uh, turn the coin over. You'll see the actual date - 2004. It's one design in the Westward Journey series minted to commemorate the 1803 Louis and Clark expedition. With mintages in the hundreds of millions, a coin you get in change has no added value (and probably never will). Uncirculated rolls are selling generally in the $3 to $5 range at coin shows.
Not a dime, a nickel. That's why is says FIVE CENTS on the back. (You DID look at the back, right?) Anyway, your coin is only worth 5¢ if it came from pocket change. Billions were minted. The design celebrates the Lewis and Clark expedition. They're not seen much in circulation because people saved them as curiosities.
A billion dollars considering that such a coin doesn't and can't exist. US nickels were first minted in 1866, prior to that the 5 cent piece was a tiny silver coin called the half dime. You probably have a Louisiana Purchase commemorative nickel. If you turn it over, you'll find the minting date - 2004 - is on the front of the coin.
What is the value of a 2004 Jefferson Peace Medal Nickel that is also struck a dime and possibly more strikes of other denoms?
The coin was not made in 1803 but in 2004 and it's a nickel spend it. +++++++++++++++++ Unless it's in a sealed mint set, it's only worth a nickel. If you're collecting the coins now is the time to pull them out of circulation before they get too much wear on them. The best time to collect any coins is when they first come out, not only are they in better condition, but you won't…
There is no such thing as an 1803 U.S. nickel. You have a Lewis & Clark commemorative nickel that was minted in 2004. Turn it over and look next to Jefferson's portrait. These are worth exactly 5 cents. there's no such thing as a 1803 nickel the date of when the nickel is made is on the front next to Jefferson's portrait and also the us mint did not start making nickels until 1866
Uh, turn the coin over. It was minted in 2004. 1803 is the date of the Louisiana Purchase Plus, it's not silver either. Except for the famous war nickels (1942-45), all US nickels are made of an alloy of 75% copper and 25% nickel. According to the US Mint, the image on the back is: " ... a rendition of the reverse of the original Indian Peace Medal commissioned for Lewis and Clark's expedition, bearing…
FS does not identify a nickel except to say that it's a Jefferson nickel. That's the monogram of Felix Schlag, who designed the original Jefferson nickel in 1938. Except for the Westward Journey series coins dated 2005, all nickels minted in the last 45 years carry his initials. Up till 2004 they're under the fold of Jefferson's coat, and from 2006 on they're on the back next to Monticello.