1953 FIVE CENTS
PCGS Nos: 4049, 84049, 4185,
Circulation strikes: 46,644,000
Designer: Felix Schlag
Diameter: 21.2 millimeters
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%
Weight: 5 grams
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) to the right of the building on the reverse
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The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step examples graded by PCGS are 13 MS-66's.
The finest Uncirculated Full Step examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-65's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 50 PR-68's.
The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 14 PR-68's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo example have graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.
Sources and recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service