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1940-S FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 4009, 84009

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 39,690,000
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 example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

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

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