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Coins Certified as of 8/28

My Coin #19310082

1911 5C MS63

CERTIFICATION#: 19310082
PCGS#: 3872

Owner's Comments

Very scarce in MS60&+, R4.2.

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: The 1911 Liberty Head Nickel has the largest mintage of any date in the series, and the largest Nickel mintage of the 1866-1916 time period.  As a result, this date is available by the hundreds across the entire grade range from MS62 to MS66.  At the top of the condition ladder are a pair of PCGS MS67s. 

The 1911 Nickel usually shows weakness on the stars on the upper obverse, but fully struck examples can also be found with a little bit of hunting.  Because there are lots of coins to choose from, the collector is advised to wait for just the right piece.

Diameter: 21.20 millimeters Designer: Charles E. Barber Edge: Plain
Mintage: 39,557,639 Weight: 5.00 grams Metal Content: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 125,000 R-1.9 31 / 32 TIE 32 / 33 TIE
60 or Better 4,000 R-4.2 31 / 32 31 / 33
65 or Better 750 R-5.5 24 / 32 TIE 24 / 33 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
3 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS66 PCGS grade Club 33 Collection (PCGS Set Registry)
3 MS66 PCGS grade