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Coins Certified as of 5/3

My Coin #16547767

1831 $2.50 AU53

CERTIFICATION#: 16547767
PCGS#: 7671

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): Obviously very scarce as a date, but a relatively large number of choice examples exist. Like the preceding two dats, generally well struck.

Diameter: 18.20 millimeters Designer: William Kneass Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 4,520 Weight: 4.37 grams Metal Content: 91.7% Gold, 8.3% Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 137 R-7.6 5 / 6 TIE 10 / 12 TIE
60 or Better 72 R-8.2 6 / 6 12 / 12
65 or Better 14 R-9.4 5 / 6 10 / 12

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade

William J. Jenks Collection - W. Elliot Woodward 6/1883:657 - George Massamore - T. Harrison Garrett Collection - Robert Garrett Collection - John Work Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University - Bowers and Ruddy 3/1980:750, $105,000 - Robert Emmer - David W. Akers “Auction ‘90” 8/1990:1838, $148,500 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 9/2015:2055, $352,500

2 MS66+ PCGS grade

Simpson Collection

3 MS66 PCGS grade

Madison Collection - Heritage 1/2008:3074, $161,000

4 MS65+ PCGS grade High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)
5 MS65 PCGS grade