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SERIES: Jefferson Five Cents 1965 to Date
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1978-S 5C, DC (Proof)

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PCGS PR70DC

PCGS PR70DC

PCGS PR68DC
PCGS #:
94211
Diameter:
21.20 millimeters
Designer:
Felix Schlag
Weight:
5.00 grams
Edge:
Plain
Mintage:
3,127,781
Metal Content:
75% Copper, 25% Nickel
Auction Record:
$748 • PCGS PR70 • 1-9-2006 • Heritage
Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 2,815,002 R-1.0 1 / 31 TIE 1 / 34 TIE
60 or Better 2,815,002 R-1.0 1 / 31 TIE 1 / 34 TIE
65 or Better 2,392,752 R-1.0 3 / 31 TIE 3 / 34 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade
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1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  
1 PR70DCAM PCGS grade  

Jaime Hernandez: The 1978-S Proof Jefferson Nickel is easy to obtain in grades up to PR69 deep cameo. In perfect PR70 deep cameo condition they are scarcer but many examples exist and most serious Jefferson Nickel collectors acan afford an example in this grade.