1979-S FIVE CENTS
PCGS Nos: 94212, 94213
Circulation strikes: 0
Designer: Felix Schlag
Diameter: 21.2 millimeters
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%
Weight: 5 grams
Mintmark: Small "S"
(for San Francisco, California) below the date on the obverse
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The finest Proof Deep Cameo "Type 1" example graded by PCGS
is a single PRDC-70.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo
"Type 2" examples graded by PCGS are 21 PRDC-70's.
Sources and recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional
Coin Grading Service