Expert Comments

David Hall

The 1930 is fairly common in all circulated grades, just slightly scarcer than the 1935 to 1937 issues. In mint state, it is semi-common, not as common as the 1935 to 1937 Philadelphia issues, but much more common than the earlier P mints. A number of original rolls were undoubtedly saved at the time of issue. It is not a difficult coin to locate in Gem condition. Most examples are very well struck and luster is usually very frosty and quite attractive.

 

PCGS #
3969
Designer
James Earle Fraser
Edge
Plain
Diameter
21.20 millimeters
Weight
5.00 grams
Mintage
22849000
Metal
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Pop Higher
5
Pop Lower
3341
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 10000 R-3.0 36 / 69 TIE 36 / 72 TIE
All Grades 4000 R-4.2 52 / 69 TIE 53 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 2000 R-4.6 54 / 69 55 / 72 TIE
65 or Better 10000
All Grades 4000
60 or Better 2000
65 or Better R-3.0
All Grades R-4.2
60 or Better R-4.6
65 or Better 36 / 69 TIE
All Grades 52 / 69 TIE
60 or Better 54 / 69
65 or Better 36 / 72 TIE
All Grades 53 / 72 TIE
60 or Better 55 / 72 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade

Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2016:104, $12,925

2 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

2 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
MS67+ PCGS grade #1 MS67+ PCGS grade

Legend Rare Coin Auctions 12/2016:104, $12,925

MS67 PCGS grade #2 MS67 PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

MS67 PCGS grade #2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS67 PCGS grade