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1970-S FIVE CENTS

PCGS Nos: 4085, 4202, 84202, 94202

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 238,832,004
Proofs: 2,632,810

Designer: Felix Schlag

Diameter: 21.2 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: Small "S" (for San Francisco, California) below the date on the obverse

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-66's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66. 

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-69.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 5 PR-69's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 29 PR-69's. 

Sources and recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service