Coin Specifications

Category: Jefferson Five Cents (1938-Date)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 58,939,000
Catalog: KM-192a
Obverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Reverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Composition: Copper-Silver-Manganese
Fineness: 0.3500
Weight: 5.00 Grams
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
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1945 S 5C MS obverse 1945 S 5C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

This issue was widely hoarded, as were most of the wartime composition coins. Gems are plentiful, though these are seldom found fully struck. Most pieces were coined from worn dies having rough, eroded surfaces.

Repunched mintmark varieties are numerous, all of them being quite minor and of little interest.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/7/2014

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1945 S 5C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1.25 1.30 1.45 1.80 2.00 2.25 2.50 2.75 3.00 4.00 4.50 7.00 14.00 22.00 30.00 115 3350 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 45.00 - -
1945 S 5C MS Five Full Steps
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 130 525 1100 6250 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 14000 -
1945 S 5C MS Six Full Steps
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1500 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5832
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 66
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
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2/18/1998 NGC MS 67   Teletrade Auction 1025, 1025/Lot# 1210 $29.75
6/4/2006 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #66062, 66062/Lot# 24361 $109.25
3/2/2009 NGC MS 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 342, 348/Lot# 7592 $31.00
4/14/2009 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #29044, 29044/Lot# 26245 $80.50
1/24/2012 NGC MS 66   Six Full Steps Stack's Bowers The January 2012 Americana Sale, 134/Lot# 8442 $184.00
1/26/2014 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/26/2014, 165/Lot# 153032 $20.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1945 S 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333666699991216242889102409456539875
333466679991013192548932044254846510
0000006799910131925489320442548400
0000006899911152127699830744051100
1945 S 5C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base66666669999121212244159131295260429064011
6666667999101212163047831861065270532740
0000007999101212163047831861065270500
00000089991112122035531072401834280500
1945 S 5C MS Five Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base94981021111151191271351391471551631862129561060117312764111437148126394
95991051121161221301361421501581711954609911098120722214198451853390
0000001301361421501581711954609911098120722214198451800
00000013213814415216017820370810251135124231664284466500
1945 S 5C MS Six Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111912313113914315115916717518619422025128231786516783885414145656089
114120126134140146154162170179189203230261294500113624143970428250730
000000154162170179189203230261294500113624143970428200
000000156164172182191211241272305682140731494056442400
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 1066
Owner: David Sachs
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 425
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
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