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1939-S FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 4006, 84006

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 6,630,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Felix Schlag

Diameter: 21.2 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco) to the right of the building on the reverse

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step "Rev. 1938" examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step "Rev. 1938" examples graded by PCGS are 7 MS-66's.

The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step "Rev. 1940" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step "Rev. 1940" examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-66's.

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