1945-S 5C, FS MS66FS

CERTIFICATION#: 60057138
PCGS#: 84027

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

Ron Guth: Of all the War-Time Nickel, the 1945-S is the most difficult to locate with Full Steps (FS), both in overall rarity and in the availability of Gem specimens.  The most common grade for the FS version is MS-66.  As of February 2011, only four have been certified by PCGS at the MS-67FS level, with none finer.

Diameter: 21.20 millimeters Designer: Felix Schlag Edge: Plain
Mintage: 58,939,000 Weight: 5.00 grams Metal Content: 56% Copper, 35% Silver, 9% Manganese

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 29,000 R-2.7 4 / 14 22 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 29,000 R-2.7 4 / 14 22 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 13,000 R-2.9 4 / 14 TIE 25 / 79 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade  
1 MS67FS PCGS grade  
1 MS67FS PCGS grade  
5 MS66+FS PCGS grade High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)