1951-S FIVE CENTS
PCGS Nos: 4045, 84045
Circulation strikes: 7,776,000
Designer: Felix Schlag
Diameter: 21.2 millimeters
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%
Weight: 5 grams
Mintmark: Small "S"
(for San Francisco) to the right of the building on the reverse
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The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step examples graded by PCGS are 45 MS-66's.
The finest Uncirculated Full Step examples graded by PCGS are 14 MS-66's.
Sources and recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service