Coin Specifications

Category: Jefferson Five Cents (1938-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 14,158
Obverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Reverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.0000g
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
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1940 REV OF 40 5C PF obverse 1940 REV OF 40 5C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The variety comprises the majority of 1940 proof nickels. Examples are available at the gem level, though they become quite scarce in grades PF 67 and higher. Also scarce, but an option for the advanced collector, are PF Cameo specimens.

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1940 REV OF 40 5C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 503
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 69


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/14/2007 NGC PF 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday Rocket Sale - Internet Auction # 152, 157/Lot# 5382 $57.50
10/2/2007 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2007 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Final Session #447, 447/Lot# 7775 $241.50
3/28/2009 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions 2009 March Baltimore, MD Signature US Coin Auction #1126, 1126/Lot# 8053 $64.00
10/2/2011 NGC PF 66   Teletrade Auction 3147, 3147/Lot# 1366 $85.00
10/16/2011 NGC PF 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131143/Lot# 29126 $126.50
4/14/2013 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131317/Lot# 26748 $92.00
9/6/2015 NGC PF 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131537/Lot# 25093 $84.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 5C PF REV OF 40 Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3741414545505454596367721151552303814426151206642370777704
3841424547515456606469861281802804015008122945664172860
0000005456606469861281802804015008122945664100
000000545762667010114220533142255710094684685900
1940 5C PF REV OF 40
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3237374141454550545459631021432123514095751138624868207431
3437384142454751545660761161662583704647632841643970240
0000004751545660761161662583704647632841643900
0000004853545762891291893053905209504545662900
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Grade: PF 67
Points: 2841
Owner: Mercury Project
 
Grade: PF 67
Points: 1138
Owner: David A. Turner
 
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