Coin Specifications

Category: Jefferson Five Cents (1938-Date)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 43,540,000
Catalog: KM-192
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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1940 D 5C MS obverse 1940 D 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

1940 D nickels were quite well made, with most having good strikes and very pleasing luster. Gems are thus plentiful, and so too are coins having 5FS or 6FS, as this issue is among the more available ones with sharp steps.

A couple of repunched mintmark (RPM) varieties have been reported, but these have not developed much of a following with general collectors.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/7/2014

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1940 D 5C MS
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Base $ 0.07 0.10 0.20 0.30 0.50 0.50 1.20 1.50 1.70 2.00 2.50 3.00 3.60 5.25 9.00 17.00 25.00 115 - - -
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1940 D 5C MS Five Full Steps
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 22.00 38.00 50.00 200 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 100.00 - -
1940 D 5C MS Six Full Steps
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 100.00 275 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1296
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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8/13/1997 NGC MS 67   Teletrade Auction 0971, 971/Lot# 1191 $26.75
1/26/1998 NGC MS 67   Six Full Steps Teletrade Auction 1018, 1018/Lot# 1157 $39.24
11/20/2006 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 114, 119/Lot# 374 $13.80
2/11/2007 PCGS MS 65   Five Full Steps Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #67023, 67023/Lot# 24128 $15.00
8/7/2007 NGC MS 67   Five Full Steps Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #27082, 27082/Lot# 11126 $86.25
2/3/2013 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 53022 $21.00
9/26/2014 PCGS MS 66   Five Full Steps Stack's Bowers iAuction 3501, 6055/Lot# 20073 $47.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 D 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333666991216326710240972511
333333346679101321447920451472510
000000346679101321447920451472500
000000356689111527559030762072500
1940 D 5C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333699912121620377211143774511
33333347991012131726498522054074510
00000047991012131726498522054074500
00000058991112151931609832864274500
1940 D 5C MS Five Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333336999121216208915520162076411
3333334799101213174311117034166876410
0000004799101213174311117034166876400
0000005899111215196613318648071676400
1940 D 5C MS Six Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333339121212161620249817132077485611
3333335101212131617214912222147180185610
0000005101212131617214912222147180185600
0000007111212151619237314727062382985600
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Grade: MS 67 6FS
Points: 865
Owner: JD Roselle Park
 
Grade: MS 67 6FS
Points: 865
Owner: JTO
 
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