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1943-P FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 4018, 84018

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 271,165,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Felix Schlag

Diameter: 21.2 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 56%
Silver - 35%
Manganese - 9%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: "P" (for Philadelphia) above the building on the reverse

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step examples graded by PCGS are 151 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step example graded by PCGS is a single MS-68.

The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step "Double Die" examples graded by PCGS are 20 MS-66's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step "Double Die" examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step "1943/2" examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step "1943/2" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

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