1940-S 5C (Regular Strike)
- 21.20 millimeters
- Felix Schlag
- 5.00 grams
The Reverse of 1940 edition of the 1939 S nickel is slightly more scarce than that having the older reverse.
The 1939-S Jefferson Nickels either have the reverse of the 1938 or the reverse of the 1940 this is also true for the P&D mint.
If you look at population of high grade 1939-S with Rev 40 you could assume it could be added as another key date of the Jefferson Nickel series.
How to spot them
I look at top of step