Top 10 Most Sought-After Nickels by Collectors

1913 Liberty Head Nickel

Extremely rare with only five known examples, one of which sold for over $3 million.

1885 Liberty Head V Nickel

Known for its low mintage, making it one of the rarest and most sought-after by collectors.

1916/1917 Doubled Die Buffalo Nickel

Famous for its clear doubling, these nickels are highly prized by collectors.

1937-D 3-Legged Buffalo Nickel

An error coin where the buffalo appears to have three legs, highly valued for its uniqueness.

1926-S Buffalo Nickel

One of the rarest in the Buffalo series due to its low mintage and high demand.

1918/7-D Overdate Buffalo Nickel

A rare overdate error coin that is a key rarity in the Buffalo nickel series.

1942-1945 Silver War Nickels

Containing silver, these nickels were minted during World War II and are sought after for their historical significance.

1939-D Jefferson Nickel (Reverse of 1940)

Features a distinct reverse design change, making it a collector's item.

1950-D Jefferson Nickel

Known for being the key date in the Jefferson nickel series with the lowest mintage.

1913-S Type II Buffalo Nickel

A rare and highly valued coin due to its low mintage and the distinct design features of the Type II variant.