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1940-D 5C, FS (Regular Strike)

Series: Jefferson Five Cents 1938-1964

PCGS MS68FS

PCGS MS68FS

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PCGS MS68FS

PCGS MS68FS

PCGS MS67+FS

PCGS MS67+FS

PCGS #:
84008
Designer:
Felix Schlag
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Weight:
5.00 grams
Mintage:
43,540,000
Mint:
Denver
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 330,000 R-1.7 62 / 65 TIE 74 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 330,000 R-1.7 62 / 65 TIE 74 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 155,000 R-1.9 58 / 65 TIE 70 / 79 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 330,000
60 or Better 330,000
65 or Better 155,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-1.7
60 or Better R-1.7
65 or Better R-1.9
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 62 / 65 TIE
60 or Better 62 / 65 TIE
65 or Better 58 / 65 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 74 / 79 TIE
60 or Better 74 / 79 TIE
65 or Better 70 / 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-D Jefferson Nickel is a common coin in all grades up to and including MS-67 Full Steps. Apparently, the Denver Mint produced some very nice, fully struck Nickels in this year, making this one of the most affordable, early Jefferson Nickels.

The finest 1940-D Nickels certified by PCGS included 14 PCGS MS-67 non-Full Steps and 108 PCGS MS-67 Full Steps.