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2004-P FIVE CENTS

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 
Proofs: 

Designer: Felix Schlag (obverse)

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

Notes:
Larry Lee, a Florida coin dealer, found 200 Doubled Die Obverse 2004 Nickels in September 2004 and had them all certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.  "I'd say more than 90% are 63s and 64s and 7 or 8 percent are 65s...there are virtually n0 62s or under," according to Lee.  The finest coins in the batch were five MS-66s.  Two of the MS-63s sold on eBay in the $125-$135 range.

Sources and recommended reading:
Florida dealer reports 200 doubled die 5Ęs" by Eric von Klinger, COIN WORLD, November 1, 2004, page 3