1860 $5 PR65

CERTIFICATION#: -26286
PCGS#: 8450

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Ex. Ely; Woodward (1883) Sold by Bowers & Ruddy Nov '79 Price realized $18000

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): Proofs are much more rare than might be expected from the 62 mintage figure. They are every bit as rare as most later proofs with mintages only half as great. In all probability, a large number of proofs were not sold and therefore melted.

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 62 Weight: 8.24 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
60
15,500
61
16,000
62
20,000
62+
24,500
63
42,500
63+
47,500
64
71,000
1
64+
81,000
65
125,000

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 12 R-9.5 14 / 18 14 / 60
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 14 / 18 TIE 14 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 4 / 18 TIE 4 / 60 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade