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1926-S FIVE CENTS

PCGS No: 3959

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 970,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: James Earle Fraser

Diameter: 21.2 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) on the reverse below FIVE CENTS

Images courtesy of Superior Stamp and Coin

From Superior Stamp and Coin's 2000 ANA Midwinter Sale

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Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 9 MS-65's.

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