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1997-P FIVE CENTS - MATTE

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 25,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Felix Schlag

Diameter: 21.2 millimeters

Metal content:
Copper - 75%
Nickel - 25%

Weight: 5 grams

Edge: Plain

Mintmark: Small "P" (for Philadelphia) below the date on the obverse

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Notes:
The finest Uncirculated non-Full Step "SMS" examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-70's.

The finest Uncirculated Full Step "SMS" examples graded by PCGS are 70 MS-70's.

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