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1940 5C, FS (Regular Strike)

Series: Jefferson Five Cents 1938-1964

PCGS MS68FS

PCGS MS68FS

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PCGS MS67+FS

PCGS MS67+FS

PCGS MS67+FS

PCGS MS67+FS

PCGS #:
84007
Designer:
Felix Schlag
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Weight:
5.00 grams
Mintage:
176,485,000
Mint:
Philadelphia
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 170,000 R-1.9 48 / 65 TIE 58 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 170,000 R-1.9 48 / 65 TIE 58 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 78,000 R-2.2 52 / 65 TIE 62 / 79 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 170,000
60 or Better 170,000
65 or Better 78,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.9
60 or Better R-1.9
65 or Better R-2.2
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 48 / 65 TIE
60 or Better 48 / 65 TIE
65 or Better 52 / 65 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 58 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 58 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 62 / 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 1940 Jefferson Nickel is a very common coin in both circulated and Uncirculated grades, and in Full Step and non-Full Step versions. The finest non-Full Step certified by PCGS is a single MS-69; the finest Full Steps include 38 in MS-67FS.