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1939 FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 4003, 84003, 4176

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 
120,615,000
Proofs: 
12,535

Designer: Felix Schlag

Diameter: 21.2 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia) to the right of the building on the reverse

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step "Rev. 1938" examples graded by PCGS are 21 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step "Rev. 1938" examples graded by PCGS are 16 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step "Rev. 1940" examples graded by PCGS are 8 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step "Rev. 1940" examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step "Doubled Monticello" examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step "Doubled Monticello" examples graded by PCGS are 6 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 6 PR-68's.

The finest Proof "Rev. 1940" examples graded by PCGS are 7 PR-67's.

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