Coin Specifications

Category: Jefferson Five Cents (1938-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 47,684,050
Catalog: KM-A192
Obverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Reverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.00 Grams
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
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1954 5C MS obverse 1954 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue is common in Mint State from the many rolls saved at the time, but finding a fully struck gem will be quite challenging. Most coins reveal the effects of continual cost-cutting at the mint and the resulting overuse of dies.

A fairly distinctive doubled-die reverse is known for 1954(P), and this seems like a good candidate for greater recognition by the hobby.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/7/2014

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1954 5C MS
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Base $ 0.06 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.10 0.17 0.25 0.30 0.45 1.05 1.25 1.90 9.00 23.00 115 - - - -
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1954 5C MS Five Full Steps
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 75.00 550 9500 - - - -
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1954 5C MS Six Full Steps
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 288
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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4/28/2003 PCGS MS 67   Teletrade Auction 1716, 1716/Lot# 1171 $17.00
4/25/2005 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Richmond Sale, Internet-Only Auction, 40/Lot# 353 $8.05
2/10/2013 PCGS MS 64   Five Full Steps Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131308/Lot# 28735 $59.00
4/28/2014 PCGS MS 65   Five Full Steps Stack's Bowers iAuction 3479, 6028/Lot# 20147 $522.88
6/29/2014 NGC MS 65   Five Full Steps Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131427/Lot# 22400 $188.00
8/31/2014 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 170916 $44.00
9/7/2014 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 170911 $18.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1954 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333336694106123143179327
33333333333334635981121301552280
000000333333346359811213015500
0000003333333566510211713616700
1954 5C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333336610211913556333
3333333333333463810812427856330
0000003333333463810812427856300
0000003333333567011313042056300
1954 5C MS Five Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333713796888985109212061312674258528853984
333333333324074182792010211130124113121311268532510
000000333324074182792010211130124113121311268500
000000333347676885795310561168127713121948278500
1954 5C MS Six Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333333332131489990323835924876
3333333333333313652506561739335640200
0000003333333313652506561739335600
0000003333333322983708232489347400
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Grade: MS 65 5FS
Points: 1206
Owner: James G. Berline
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 123
Owner: GILMORE
 
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