1953-S 5C, FS (Regular Strike)

Series: Jefferson Five Cents 1938-1964

PCGS MS66FS

PCGS MS66FS

PCGS MS65+FS

PCGS MS65+FS

PCGS MS65FS

PCGS MS65FS

PCGS #:
84051
Designer:
Felix Schlag
Edge:
Plain
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Weight:
5.00 grams
Mintage:
19,210,900
Mint:
San Francisco
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 9,000 R-3.2 8 / 65 10 / 79
60 or Better 9,000 R-3.2 8 / 65 10 / 79
65 or Better 1,000 R-5.0 5 / 65 6 / 79
Survival Estimate
All Grades 9,000
60 or Better 9,000
65 or Better 1,000
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-3.2
60 or Better R-3.2
65 or Better R-5.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 8 / 65
60 or Better 8 / 65
65 or Better 5 / 65
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 10 / 79
60 or Better 10 / 79
65 or Better 6 / 79

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66FS PCGS grade PCGS #84051 (MS, Full Step)     66
2 MS65+FS PCGS grade MS65+FS PCGS grade
3 MS65FS PCGS grade  PCGS #84051 (MS, Full Step)     65

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

4 MS64FS PCGS grade PCGS #84051 (MS, Full Step)     64
4 MS64FS PCGS grade PCGS #84051 (MS, Full Step)     64
4 MS64FS PCGS grade PCGS #84051 (MS, Full Step)     64
4 MS64FS PCGS grade
4 MS64FS PCGS grade
4 MS64FS PCGS grade
4 MS64FS PCGS grade
PCGS #84051 (MS, Full Step)     66 #1 MS66FS PCGS grade
MS65+FS PCGS grade #2 MS65+FS PCGS grade
 PCGS #84051 (MS, Full Step)     65 #3 MS65FS PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

PCGS #84051 (MS, Full Step)     64 #4 MS64FS PCGS grade
PCGS #84051 (MS, Full Step)     64 #4 MS64FS PCGS grade
PCGS #84051 (MS, Full Step)     64 #4 MS64FS PCGS grade
#4 MS64FS PCGS grade
#4 MS64FS PCGS grade
#4 MS64FS PCGS grade
#4 MS64FS PCGS grade
Jaime Hernandez: For Jefferson Nickels from 1938 to 1960, the 1953-S Jefferson Nickel is the most difficult coin to find with Full Steps characteristics.