Coin Specifications

Category: Jefferson Five Cents (1938-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 55,416,000
Obverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Reverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.0000g
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
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1960 5C MS obverse 1960 5C MS reverse


  
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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: 11/4/2015

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1960 5C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.18 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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 419
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/4/2004 PCGS MS 64   Five Full Steps Heritage Auctions 2004 November Palm Beach, FL Signature Sale #358, 358/Lot# 6081 $448.50
4/30/2006 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2197, 2197/Lot# 1187 $14.00
12/24/2007 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2467, 2467/Lot# 1343 $17.00
4/30/2009 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 367, 373/Lot# 5301 $11.00
9/9/2012 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/09/2012, 39/Lot# 38064 $82.50
9/23/2012 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/23/2012, 41/Lot# 41472 $55.00
1/27/2013 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/27/2013, 59/Lot# 41473 $62.70
1/26/2014 NGC MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/26/2014, 165/Lot# 134666 $10.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1960 5C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333366954392439519611715
333333333333467241674084665506460
0000003333334672416740846655000
0000003333335683927942349258000
1960 5C MS Five Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333333333316371026741450246426432831302933663731
3333333333723592939331788252427062897314134880
0000003333723592939331788252427062897314100
000000333312308048311912126258327682963325400
1960 5C MS Six Full Steps
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333316371022202887251531258527702965316935193895
33333333723591412434349941882264728353033328636440
00000033723591412434349941882264728353033328600
0000003312308018126557912622234270829003101340200
1960 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333333333333645351392439519611
333333333333334191473654084665500
0000003333333341914736540846600
0000003333333353224937842349200
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 392
Owner: 23pairer1
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 392
Owner: Eagles Nest
 
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