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

Series: Jefferson Five Cents 1938-1964

PCGS MS67FS

PCGS MS67FS

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REVERSE COMPARISON

REVERSE COMPARISON

PCGS MS67FS

PCGS MS67FS

PCGS #:
84006
Designer:
Felix Schlag
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Weight:
5.00 grams
Mintage:
6,630,000
Mint:
San Francisco
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 20,000 R-2.8 16 / 65 TIE 18 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 20,000 R-2.8 16 / 65 TIE 18 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 6,200 R-3.7 18 / 65 21 / 79
Survival Estimate
All Grades 20,000
60 or Better 20,000
65 or Better 6,200
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-2.8
60 or Better R-2.8
65 or Better R-3.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 16 / 65 TIE
60 or Better 16 / 65 TIE
65 or Better 18 / 65
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 18 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 18 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 21 / 79

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66+FS PCGS grade  PCGS #84006 (MS, Full Step)     66+

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

2 MS66FS PCGS grade MS66FS PCGS grade
2 MS66FS PCGS grade PCGS #84006 (MS, Full Step)     66
2 MS66FS PCGS grade PCGS #84006 (MS, Full Step)     66
2 MS66FS PCGS grade
2 MS66FS PCGS grade
2 MS66FS PCGS grade
2 MS66FS PCGS grade
2 MS66FS PCGS grade
2 MS66FS PCGS grade
 PCGS #84006 (MS, Full Step)     66+ #1 MS66+FS PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

MS66FS PCGS grade #2 MS66FS PCGS grade
PCGS #84006 (MS, Full Step)     66 #2 MS66FS PCGS grade
PCGS #84006 (MS, Full Step)     66 #2 MS66FS PCGS grade
#2 MS66FS PCGS grade
#2 MS66FS PCGS grade
#2 MS66FS PCGS grade
#2 MS66FS PCGS grade
#2 MS66FS PCGS grade
#2 MS66FS PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

With Full Steps, the 1939-S Reverse of 1938 Nickel is approximately ten times as rare as the non-Full Step version. This does not necessarily make it an expensive coin, just that it makes it a little more difficult for a collector to find an example. The typical grade is MS65FS. None have been certified finer than MS66 by PCGS, and the finest example is a single PCGS MS66+FS.