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1939 5C Reverse of 1940, FS (Regular Strike)

Series: Jefferson Five Cents 1938-1964

PCGS MS68FS

PCGS MS68FS

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REVERSE COMPARISON

REVERSE COMPARISON

PCGS MS68FS

PCGS MS68FS

PCGS #:
894003
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 100,000 R-2.0 44 / 65 TIE 53 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 100,000 R-2.0 44 / 65 TIE 53 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 42,000 R-2.5 44 / 65 TIE 53 / 79 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 100,000
60 or Better 100,000
65 or Better 42,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.0
60 or Better R-2.0
65 or Better R-2.5
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 44 / 65 TIE
60 or Better 44 / 65 TIE
65 or Better 44 / 65 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 53 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 53 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 53 / 79 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67FS PCGS grade PCGS #894003 (MS, Full Step)     67
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
PCGS #894003 (MS, Full Step)     67 #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 1940 Nickel was one of the better-made Jefferson Nckels, as more than half of the examples certified by PCGS feature Full Steps. This is a common date in most Mint State grades, and only becomes scarce in MS67FS.