Coin Specifications

Category: Jefferson Five Cents (1938-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 55,416,000
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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1960 5C MS obverse 1960 5C MS reverse


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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Most 1960(P) nickels are of so-so quality, though they are generally superior in both luster and strike to 1960 D nickels. Some may be faintly prooflike, and these were most likely struck from retired proof dies. Coins having any degree of sharp steps are rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/7/2014

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1960 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 0.75 3.00 12.00 95.00 - - - -
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1960 5C MS Five Full Steps
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 225 750 2000 - - - - -
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1960 5C MS Six Full Steps
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 332
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
3/29/2005 PCGS MS 63   Five Full Steps Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #25041, 25041/Lot# 13144 $143.75
7/4/2007 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2390, 2390/Lot# 1155 $26.00
6/26/2008 PCGS MS 65   Five Full Steps Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 606 $2,990.00
5/14/2009 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 373, 379/Lot# 5293 $13.00
12/5/2010 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2972, 2972/Lot# 1486 $14.00
1/27/2013 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/27/2013, 59/Lot# 41473 $62.70
9/15/2013 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/15/2013, 92/Lot# 137551 $17.00
5/4/2014 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 161353 $9.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1960 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333333334554637294186
33333333333333317485766791250
000000333333333174857667900
000000333333333315160698700
1960 5C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333333350591025637251138
3333333333333331953732566178630
00000033333333319537325661700
00000033333333334568840967100
1960 5C MS Five Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333333674743246426432831302933664593
33333333333332276971317252427062897314137750
00000033333332276971317252427062897314100
00000033333334507201890258327682963325400
1960 5C MS Six Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333337852015028822197579263348258
333333333333145312430162913203395597369750
000000333333145312430162913203395597300
000000333333266916240275517594594615300
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 288
Owner: 23pairer
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 63
Owner: HuD
 
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