1908 $5 Liberty MS62

CERTIFICATION#: 04953973
PCGS#: 8418

Owner's Comments

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1908 Liberty Head is the last year of this long lived type and is one of the most common dates of the Half Eagle series. Many choice and gem quality examples are available. No proofs were struck of this type in 1908.

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 421,874 Weight: 8.24 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
2
400
3
380
4
360
6
365
8
370
10
375
12
380
15
385
20
390
25
395
30
400
35
400
1
40
415
1
45
415
3
45+
415
50
415
5
50+
420
53+
425
55+
435
58+
445
63+
680
22
65+
3,500
2
66+
8,250
67+
47,500
68
85,000
2

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 10,000 R-3.0 97 / 106 TIE 209 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 6,000 R-3.8 93 / 106 194 / 218
65 or Better 225 R-6.7 60 / 106 77 / 218

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS67 PCGS grade  
2 MS67 PCGS grade  
2 MS67 PCGS grade