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1938-S 5C, FS (Regular Strike)

Series: Jefferson Five Cents 1938-1964

PCGS MS67+FS

PCGS MS67+FS

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PCGS MS67FS

PCGS MS67FS

PCGS MS67FS

PCGS MS67FS

PCGS #:
84002
Designer:
Felix Schlag
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Weight:
5.00 grams
Mintage:
4,105,000
Mint:
San Francisco
Metal:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 27,000 R-2.7 19 / 65 TIE 22 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 27,000 R-2.7 19 / 65 TIE 22 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 12,000 R-2.9 22 / 65 TIE 25 / 79 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 27,000
60 or Better 27,000
65 or Better 12,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.7
60 or Better R-2.7
65 or Better R-2.9
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 19 / 65 TIE
60 or Better 19 / 65 TIE
65 or Better 22 / 65 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 22 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 22 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 25 / 79 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67FS PCGS grade PCGS #84002 (MS, Full Step)     67

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

1 MS67FS PCGS grade  
	PCGS #84002 (MS, Full Step) 67

Stack's/Bowers 6/2013:1146, $5,288

1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
8 MS66FS PCGS grade
8 MS66FS PCGS grade PCGS #84002 (MS, Full Step)     66
8 MS66FS PCGS grade
PCGS #84002 (MS, Full Step)     67 #1 MS67FS PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

 
	PCGS #84002 (MS, Full Step) 67 
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 6/2013:1146, $5,288

#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#8 MS66FS PCGS grade
PCGS #84002 (MS, Full Step)     66 #8 MS66FS PCGS grade
#8 MS66FS PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

The 1938-S Nickel is scace as a date, thanks to a low mintage, and Full Step examples are tough to find. The best examples certified by PCGS include six in MS67FS.