Coin Specifications

Category: Jefferson Five Cents (1938-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 669,384
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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1956 5C PF obverse 1956 5C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Sales of the 1956 proof set rose dramatically from the previous year, as the ongoing speculative frenzy for modern proofs continued. Most proof 1956 were quite well made. Though Cameo pieces are in the minority, the sheer number of proofs struck make this issue more available with nice contrast than previous dates. Ultra Cameo proofs, however, are quite rare.

There are several doubled-dies known for both obverse and reverse, but nearly all of these are quite minor.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/17/2013

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1956 5C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 0.36 0.60 1.50 3.00 8.13 11.88 15.00 28.75 51.25 100.00 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 32.00 -
1956 5C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7.20 12.50 27.50 48.75 92.50 300 600 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 31.00 55.00 104 -
1956 5C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 93.75 425 1530 3190 4190 -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 105 470 1680 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2463
Low Grade: 63
Average Grade: 67
High Grade: 69


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3/18/1996 NGC PF 69   Teletrade Auction 0824, 824/Lot# 295 $70.85
8/21/2000 NGC PF 69   Teletrade Auction 1349, 1349/Lot# 1147 $49.05
3/26/2002 NGC PF 69   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22041, 22041/Lot# 11074 $31.05
5/25/2002 NGC PF 68   Cameo Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22103, 22103/Lot# 15232 $71.30
8/1/2007 NGC PF 69   Teletrade Auction 2402, 2402/Lot# 1157 $50.00
10/22/2009 NGC PF 68   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 421, 427/Lot# 7274 $16.00
7/17/2011 PCGS PF 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/17/2011, 127/Lot# 9641 $28.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1956 5C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6699912121620242832415059728598119216539631
6799101213172125293544536376891051513235690
000000131721252935445363768910515132300
000000141822263038475667809311218343100
1956 5C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base669912121216202432374554677611519834573717532472
67910121213172126333948587089142247475107519920
00000013172126333948587089142247475107500
000000141822293542516273102170296606141400
1956 5C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6991212161620243237455463768934810282056302345357374
791012131617212633394857678017557413702378352754810
00000017212633394857678017557413702378352700
00000018222935425160718426180117132700403100
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Grade: PF 69 ULTRA CAMEO
Points: 4535
Owner: Montana Grampa
 
Grade: PF 68 UC
Points: 3023
Owner: DeepCameo
 
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