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1951 FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 4043, 84043, 4183, 84183, 94183

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 28,552,000
Proofs: 57,500

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

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step examples graded by PCGS are 13 MS-66's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step examples graded by PCGS are 10 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 13 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-68's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 5 PRDC-67's. 

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