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1915 FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 3927, 3992

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 20,986,220
Proofs: 1,050

Designer: James Earle Fraser

Diameter: 21.2 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) on the reverse below FIVE CENTS

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

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Recent appearances:
PCGS Matte Proof-67.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 315, illustrated, sold for $5,060.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 25 MS-67's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-68's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service