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Obverse of 1867 Five Cents - Without Rays     Reverse of 1867 Five Cents - Without Rays


1867 FIVE CENTS -
WITHOUT RAYS

PCGS Nos: 3794, 3821

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 28,890,500
Proofs: est. 600

Designer: James B. Longacre

Diameter: 20.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia)

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 6 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 9 PR-66's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-66's.

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1547

Proof-65.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 104, illustrated, sold for $1,840.00  From the Pennsylvania Cabinet

PCGS Proof-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 7843, not illustrated, sold for $546.25

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