Coin Specifications

Category: Jefferson Five Cents (1938-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 55,416,000
Catalog: KM-A192
Obverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Reverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.00 Grams
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1960 5C MS obverse 1960 5C MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

Most 1960(P) nickels are of so-so quality, though they are generally superior in both luster and strike to 1960 D nickels. Some may be faintly prooflike, and these were most likely struck from retired proof dies. Coins having any degree of sharp steps are rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/17/2013

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1960 5C MS
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Base $ 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.18 0.20 0.24 0.72 3.00 10.00 50.00 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 56.00 - -
1960 5C MS Six Full Steps
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 309
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/30/2000 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1372, 1372/Lot# 1081 $8.75
3/24/2004 PCGS MS 65   Five Full Steps Heritage Auctions 2004 March Portland, OR Signature Sale #344, 344/Lot# 5456 $3,795.00
1/17/2005 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 Fort Lauderdale, FL (FUN) Bullet Sale #361, 361/Lot# 714 $460.00
1/15/2007 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 122, 127/Lot# 305 $4.60
7/4/2007 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2390, 2390/Lot# 1971 $26.00
7/23/2007 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2398, 2398/Lot# 2294 $32.00
5/6/2012 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/06/2012, 21/Lot# 38061 $82.50
6/29/2014 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 177175 $12.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1960 5C MS
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1960 5C MS Prooflike
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1960 5C MS Five Full Steps
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1960 5C MS Six Full Steps
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 288
Owner: 23pairer
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 183
Owner: HuD
 
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