Coin Specifications

Category: Jefferson Five Cents (1938-Date)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 391,308,000
Obverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Reverse Designer: Felix Schlag
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.0000g
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
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1978 5C MS obverse 1978 5C MS reverse
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Last Updated: 8/13/2020

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1978 5C MS
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 0.15 0.25 0.50 1.00 2.50 15.00 50.00 110 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 1.50 5.00 25.00 70.00 - -
1978 5C MS 6FS
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 40.00 145 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 45.00 155 - - -
1978 5C MS 5FS
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 27.50 80.00 450 2000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 35.00 120 600 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 208
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/22/2020 1978 5C MS
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Base----1--------1331515018---155
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Total----1--------1331515019---156
 ----1%--------1%2%20%33%32%12%--- 
1978 5C MS 5FS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--------------7152092---53
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Total--------------7152092---53
 --------------13%28%38%17%4%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1978 5C MS PL
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Base333333333333333937395439492579678
333333333333335181564104575216120
0000003333333351815641045752100
0000003333333372827642447455000
1978 5C MS 5FS
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Base3333333333369122814352718862834303233693734
33333333334710176627198022022900314434910
00000033334710176627198022022900314400
0000003333581123105399143325182966325700
1978 5C MS 6FS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333333333912163715556519692960316535133889
3333333333510132376292103322993028328136380
0000003333510132376292103322993028328100
00000033337111530116428150126303097339700
1978 5C MS
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Base333333333333333632366409458539635
333333333333334151433804254855710
0000003333333341514338042548500
0000003333333352325539544251200
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Grade: MS 66 5FS
Points: 1886
Owner: Six Mile Rick
 
Grade: MS 65 5FS
Points: 527
Owner: JD Wings
 
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