As of May, 2024, a 1968-S Nickel, DCAM in circulated condition is worth $3.00, while an uncirculated specimen can be valued between $3.00 and $140.00, depending on its grade and strike quality.

Looking back at auction records, the highest price was achieved by a Mint State grade that was hammered at $490.00 in the 09/19/2006 by renowned auctioneer Heritage Auctions, showcasing the allure of top-tier rarities.

Designer: Felix Schlag
Edge: Plain
Diameter: 21.20 millimeters
Weight: 5.00 grams
Mintage: 3,041,506
Mint: San Francisco
Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Series: Jefferson Five Cents 1965 to Date

1968-S Nickel, Dcam (Proof) – Price Chart

If you are aware of your coin’s grade, refer to the following chart to determine its value:


If you are unsure of the grade, you can assess it based on the coin’s condition. More detailed information here.

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)
Mint State3.00140.0016.65
About Uncirculated3.003.003.00

Please note that the estimated values are derived from the latest data in the PCGS Price Guide and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. We strongly recommend reviewing actual auction records, which can be filtered by grade. For further insights, refer to our analysis report, which is based on these data.

Also, there are multiple versions of the 1968 Jefferson Nickel. We recommend checking the values of these coins as well to ensure a comprehensive assessment.

Coin NameMin Circulated Price($)Max Circulated Price($)Min Uncirculated Price($)Max Uncirculated Price($)
1968-D Nickel (Regular Strike)N/AN/A1.00700.00
1968-S Nickel (Regular Strike)N/AN/A1.001,500.00
1968-S Nickel (Proof)N/AN/A3.0015.00
1968-S Nickel, FS (Regular Strike)N/AN/A80.004,600.00
1968-S Nickel RPM FS-501 (FS-038) (Proof)N/AN/A50.001,100.00
1968-S Nickel, CAM (Proof)N/AN/A3.0018.00

Coins listed have various mint marks and designations indicating where they were minted and if they are special strikes. To learn more about what the different mint marks and designations mean, please refer to our Mint Mark Chart and Coin Designation Reference Chart.

1968-S Nickel, Dcam (Proof) – Auction Chart & Report

This tool is very user-friendly. Simply select the coin grade, and our system will provide detailed information including:

  • Lowest Sale Price
  • Highest Sale Price
  • Average Sale Price
  • Most Recent Sale Price
  • Number of Sales
  • Sales Volume

You can also select different time periods for your query: 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, or All time, with the default set to All time.

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Grade Impact Analysis

GradeLowest Price($)Highest Price($)Average Price($)

The chart shows the min and max prices for the 1968-S Nickel, DCAM (Proof) coin across various grades from MS-66 to MS-70. The prices generally increase as the grade improves, with MS-68 having the highest max price $490.00.

Within each grade, there is also variability in prices, likely due to factors like specific coin characteristics or market conditions at time of sale. Overall, the chart illustrates how coin grade is a key driver of value for this particular 1968-S Nickel, DCAM (Proof).

Auction House Comparison

The pie chart breaks down the market share of various auction houses for selling the 1968-S Nickel, DCAM (Proof) coin. Heritage Auctions dominates with 66.44% share, followed by Great Collections / David Lawrence RC with 20.55% / 13.01% appearances respectively..

Price Trend Over Time

The graph presents a detailed analysis of the average annual auction sale price and frequency for the 1968-S Nickel, DCAM (Proof) coin over the years. This visual representation traces the coin's value fluctuations, illustrating periods of increase, decrease, or stability in its average auction price.

Such a historical view is indispensable for collectors, investors, or researchers who are keen on comprehending the market dynamics and the coin's value trend over an extended period.

Raw Auction Records

Here are the lasted auction records from the auction history of the past years. You can filter these records by coin grade.

GradeGrade SourceSellerPrice($)Sold Date
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions105.0011/24/2021
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions94.0007/21/2021
MS-68NGCDavid Lawrence RC38.0011/01/2020
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions132.0010/21/2020
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions109.0012/11/2019
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions57.0010/25/2019
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC24.0003/12/2018
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions180.0009/26/2017
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions164.5004/11/2017
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions152.7501/17/2017
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions89.0008/09/2016
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions45.0005/24/2016
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions94.0005/24/2016
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions105.7502/07/2016
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions111.6301/10/2016
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions99.8802/03/2015
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections7.0012/28/2014
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections9.5012/21/2014
MS-68NGCGreat Collections13.5012/14/2014
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections8.0012/14/2014
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections9.0011/30/2014
MS-67PCGSGreat Collections7.0011/16/2014
MS-69NGCGreat Collections66.0011/02/2014
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections15.0011/02/2014
MS-68NGCGreat Collections15.0007/13/2014
MS-67NGCGreat Collections7.0007/13/2014
MS-68NGCGreat Collections74.8007/06/2014
MS-69NGCGreat Collections88.0006/22/2014
MS-68NGCGreat Collections25.0006/01/2014
MS-68NGCGreat Collections25.0005/04/2014
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections16.0004/27/2014
MS-67PCGSGreat Collections11.0003/16/2014
MS-66NGCGreat Collections7.0001/05/2014
MS-68NGCGreat Collections25.0001/05/2014
MS-69PCGSGreat Collections96.0009/29/2013
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions101.0009/23/2013
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions113.0009/16/2013
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections20.0009/01/2013
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions101.0008/05/2013
MS-68NGCGreat Collections25.0007/21/2013
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions50.0006/10/2013
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions110.0005/06/2013
MS-68NGCGreat Collections25.0004/07/2013
MS-68NGCGreat Collections20.0002/17/2013
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions118.0001/09/2013
MS-68NGCGreat Collections16.0012/09/2012
MS-69NGCGreat Collections165.0010/07/2012
MS-68NGCGreat Collections30.0003/18/2012
MS-68PCGSGreat Collections18.0002/26/2012
MS-68NGCGreat Collections55.0002/19/2012
MS-68NGCGreat Collections55.0011/20/2011
MS-69NGCGreat Collections165.0007/17/2011
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions207.0002/14/2011
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions155.0001/24/2011
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions150.0010/25/2010
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions115.0009/27/2010
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions94.0003/22/2010
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions127.0002/15/2010
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions109.0008/26/2009
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions19.0007/29/2009
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions99.0006/17/2009
MS-69ICGHeritage Auctions18.0003/11/2009
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions138.0001/12/2009
MS-70ICGDavid Lawrence RC28.0012/01/2008
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions121.0011/19/2008
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC23.0009/08/2008
MS-68NGCDavid Lawrence RC19.0009/04/2008
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0007/30/2008
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions75.0004/30/2008
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions12.0004/28/2008
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions23.0004/28/2008
MS-67PCGSDavid Lawrence RC23.0003/06/2008
MS-67PCGSHeritage Auctions23.0002/20/2008
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions16.0001/28/2008
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions31.0001/21/2008
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions150.0001/16/2008
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions161.0001/16/2008
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions161.0001/16/2008
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions98.0012/31/2007
MS-68NGCDavid Lawrence RC25.0012/10/2007
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC30.0012/10/2007
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC32.0010/04/2007
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions161.0008/20/2007
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions161.0008/15/2007
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions10.0008/08/2007
MS-70ICGHeritage Auctions19.0007/18/2007
MS-68ICGDavid Lawrence RC16.0005/07/2007
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC16.0004/09/2007
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC16.0002/12/2007
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions109.0001/10/2007
MS-68NGCDavid Lawrence RC23.0010/30/2006
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions11.0010/24/2006
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC35.0010/09/2006
MS-69ICGHeritage Auctions14.0009/27/2006
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions490.0009/19/2006
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions139.0009/18/2006
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0009/18/2006
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC14.0008/21/2006
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions29.0008/16/2006
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions150.0007/11/2006
MS-69PCGSDavid Lawrence RC150.0004/17/2006
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions150.0002/22/2006
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions127.0001/11/2006
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC13.0011/28/2005
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions98.0010/12/2005
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC38.0008/22/2005
MS-69NGCHeritage Auctions79.0002/09/2005
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions13.0002/02/2005
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0002/02/2005
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions25.0001/26/2005
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions19.0001/19/2005
MS-68PCGSDavid Lawrence RC40.0001/10/2005
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions21.0001/05/2005
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions81.0012/13/2004
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions81.0012/13/2004
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions20.0010/13/2004
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions37.0009/22/2004
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions23.0009/08/2004
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions92.0001/12/2004
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0001/12/2004
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0001/12/2004
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions19.0012/03/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions219.0012/03/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions37.0011/26/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions25.0011/05/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions18.0010/22/2003
MS-68NGCHeritage Auctions14.0010/22/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions144.0010/01/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions19.0010/01/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions101.0009/03/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions32.0009/03/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions207.0009/03/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions150.0009/01/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions25.0008/20/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions26.0008/13/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions161.0008/13/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions34.0007/16/2003
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions201.0007/16/2003
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions21.0006/18/2003
MS-69ICGHeritage Auctions34.0012/10/2002
MS-69ICGHeritage Auctions37.0011/26/2002
MS-69ICGHeritage Auctions35.0010/29/2002
MS-69PCGSHeritage Auctions114.0010/15/2002
MS-69ICGHeritage Auctions34.0010/15/2002
MS-69ICGHeritage Auctions51.0010/08/2002
MS-68PCGSHeritage Auctions14.0004/03/2002