1956 FIVE CENTS
PCGS Nos: 4059, 84059, 4188,
Circulation strikes: 35,216,000
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 27 MS-66's.
The finest Uncirculated Full Step example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-69.
The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 16 PRCA-68's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 3 PRDC-68's.
Sources and recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service