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1939 5C Reverse of 1938, FS (Regular Strike)

Series: Jefferson Five Cents 1938-1964

PCGS MS67+FS

PCGS MS67+FS

REVERSE COMPARISON

REVERSE COMPARISON

PCGS MS67FS

PCGS MS67FS

PCGS #:
84003
Designer:
Felix Schlag
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Weight:
5.00 grams
Mintage:
120,627,535
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 40,000 R-2.6 22 / 65 TIE 26 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 40,000 R-2.6 22 / 65 TIE 26 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 18,000 R-2.8 25 / 65 TIE 30 / 79 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 40,000
60 or Better 40,000
65 or Better 18,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.6
60 or Better R-2.6
65 or Better R-2.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 22 / 65 TIE
60 or Better 22 / 65 TIE
65 or Better 25 / 65 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 26 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 26 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 30 / 79 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
#1 MS67FS PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

The 1939 Reverse of 1938 Nickel is decidedly less common than the Reverse of 1940 variant. Full Step examplesare scarce, but no more so than the semi-key 1938-S. The finest examples certified by PCGS include a dozen at the MS67FS level.