Coin Specifications

Category: Jefferson Five Cents (1938-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 38,408,000
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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1957 5C MS obverse 1957 5C MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

This issue is fairly typical of the decade in that most have deficient strikes. The partially struck portions of the design reveal the numerous marks that were already present on the planchet and can hold down the grade. In addition, many 1957(P) nickels were coined on dark planchets.

The obverse star was enlarged for the master dies of 1957-58, and this was clearly an improvement in appearance. Only minor DDO and DDR varieties are known, most of these applying to the proofs.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/7/2014

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1957 5C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.21 0.25 1.80 7.00 20.00 85.00 - - - -
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1957 5C MS Five Full Steps
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 35.00 140 1650 4500 - - -
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1957 5C MS Six Full Steps
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 398
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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1/2/2006 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #69, 74/Lot# 204 $13.80
9/5/2007 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2418, 2418/Lot# 1196 $20.00
3/18/2013 NGC MS 66   Five Full Steps Teletrade Auction 3422, 3422/Lot# 1356 $300.00
2/9/2014 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 170870 $30.00
1/11/2015 NGC MS 66   Five Full Steps Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131503/Lot# 25123 $282.00
4/17/2015 NGC MS 65   Five Full Steps Stack's Bowers iAuction 3530, 6099/Lot# 24044 $111.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1957 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333333668194106123155292
3333333333333463185981121342010
00000033333334631859811213400
000000333333356569010211714400
1957 5C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333333333366891021195637251138
33333333333334634931082676178630
000000333333346349310826761700
000000333333356619811341567100
1957 5C MS Five Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333333694204775295866487561182
33333333333331253864394945486076848980
000000333333312538643949454860768400
000000333333324740345851256762772000
1957 5C MS Six Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333333663272990300933454565
333333333333334251335111663312137520
000000333333334251335111663312100
000000333333335442027512336323300
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Grade: MS 66 5FS
Points: 529
Owner: chunk-it
 
Grade: MS 66 5FS
Points: 529
Owner: lehigh96
 
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