1939-S 5C Reverse of 1938 MS66

CERTIFICATION#: 10761458
PCGS#: 4006

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

Ron Guth:  The 1939-S Reverse of 1938 Nickel is a very common coin, with hundreds of certified examples in MS65 and MS66.  However, in MS67, the population drops off a cliff, and a true-condtion-rarity is created.

Diameter: 21.20 millimeters Designer: Felix Schlag Edge: Plain
Mintage: 6,630,000 Weight: 5.00 grams Metal Content: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 2,650,000 R-1.0 9 / 68 TIE 12 / 82 TIE
60 or Better 170,000 R-1.9 13 / 68 TIE 16 / 82 TIE
65 or Better 145,000 R-1.9 31 / 68 TIE 36 / 82 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
1 MS67 PCGS grade