1976 Jefferson Nickel - No Mint Mark

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  1. mitchelnickel

    mitchelnickel New Member

    I found a 1976 Jefferson Nickel. No mint mark. Cointrackers.com doesn't have such a coin in its database. This coin probably is the same value as Jefferson Nickels with D or P mint marks, right? Please confirm. Thanks, Mitch
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  3. dsmith23

    dsmith23 Gotta get 'em all

    Philidelphia coins didn't have the P mark on the nickel in 1976 so what you have is a P nickel.
  4. mitchelnickel

    mitchelnickel New Member

    Mr Smith,

    Thank you for replying so quickly.

    You were really helpful!

    best regards,

  5. mitchelnickel

    mitchelnickel New Member

    DSmith - Now I found a 1971 Jefferson Nickel without a Mint Mark. Also a "P" Nickel like the 1976 that we discussed last time? Please let me know. -- Mitch:)
  6. Cazkaboom

    Cazkaboom One for all, all for me.

    I believe the P mintmarks (Not including wartime issue nickels) were first added to coins in 1979. So anything before that on a nickel is a philly.
  7. Ben loves coin$$$

    Ben loves coin$$$ New Member

    Hi my name is ben I have a nickel from 1976 and has no mint mark and looks like there's a bar carved into it and the top and bottom bends in if anyone has any information about it?
  8. chrisild

    chrisild Coin Collector Supporter

    Welcome to Coin Talk! The missing mintmark could be due to a weak strike. If you can post an image of the coin, that would help. :)

  9. coloradobryan

    coloradobryan Well-Known Member

    All nickels made in Philadelphia from 1938-1979(excluding wartime nickels dated 1942-1945, which have a large P mintmark on the reverse), have no mintmark. On nickels dated 1938-1964, the mintmark if it has one, is on the reverse on the right side of the building.
  10. Tino

    Tino New Member

    I have the same one still no answer i have the d mint and it foes for 440 as the p mint not so much we would think its rare right just us two
  11. l.cutler

    l.cutler Member

    I don't really understand your question, but a 1976 nickel with no mint mark is just a normal coin minted in Philadelphia. In circulated condition, any 1976 nickel is a very common coin. With either no mint mark or with a D mint mark it is worth 5 cents.
  12. Lovedbyu

    Lovedbyu New Member

    I have one also!! No mint mark
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  13. Lovedbyu

    Lovedbyu New Member

    I found a 1976 no mint mark nickel today guess it makes three of us
  14. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    In 1979 they added the P to the Susan B Anthony dollar,
    and in 1980 all the other coins except the Lincoln Cents also got P's to designate Philadelphia.
    Please correct me if this is incorrect.
  15. Lovedbyu

    Lovedbyu New Member

    Im new I have no idea was looking for help.I have all kinds of strange coins
  16. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball Cannot Re-Member

    First, welcome to the neighborhood! Does your username have anything to do with the song by Marvin Gaye?

    If you read this entire thread from the beginning, you will learn more about the mintmark placement on Jefferson nickels.

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  17. Lovedbyu

    Lovedbyu New Member

  18. bigrivera

    bigrivera New Member

    i have a 1990 Lincoln penny with no mint mark on it does anyone know is it the rare one or not thanks for the help
  19. coloradobryan

    coloradobryan Well-Known Member

    Coins with no mint mark are quite common, and were made in Philadelphia.
  20. Pmintremarck

    Pmintremarck New Member

    I too have a 1976 Nickle that has no mint mark and the printing is barely readable along with do to the depth. The pony tail has no how and on the reverse the building itself is not as detailed.
  21. SilverDollar2017

    SilverDollar2017 Morgan dollars

    Pictures, please. The lack of detail could be struck through grease. But photos are definitely needed.
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