Good condition 2-3 steps 1964 Nickel - Worth getting graded? Valuable?

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  1. Vincent Pishione

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  3. cpm9ball

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    You'd be wasting your money! ~ Chris
     
  4. Lawtoad

    Lawtoad Well-Known Member

    I agree with Chris.

    Welcome to coin talk. This is a common date, circulated Jefferson Nickel with a mintage of 1,028,622,762. Even in Uncirculated, MS-60 state it might be worth
    25 cents. No not worth sending in for grading.
     
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  5. Lehigh96

    Lehigh96 Toning Enthusiast

    The grading companies do not recognize the full step designation on circulated coins and you don't get partial credit for being close. That coin is a nice hole filler in a folder collection.
     
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  6. nuMRmatist

    nuMRmatist Well-Known Member

    It's a good piece for having 56 years on clock, but probably not worth submission to grader...
     
  7. Mountain Man

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  8. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Not worth the grading costs. '64 was a big minting year for all coins.

    Welcome to CT.
     
  9. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    If it came back MS-65 ( And I don't think it would) it would be worth $20, and it would cost you $25 to $30 to get it slabbed.
     
  10. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Hi, and welcome.

    @Conder101 is right. There's no way that would grade as high as MS65 (if MS at all). And if anything, I think his estimate on the cost of slabbing is on the conservative side, and may not include invoice fee, insurance, and and shipping both ways. So I wouldn't waste $35-40++ on slabbing a coin that in your best case scenario is going to be worth just a few dollars at most (if even that).

    That's not to say you shouldn't appreciate and enjoy it for what it is. It's just not a very good TPG (third-party-grading) candidate, is all.
     
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