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Coins Certified as of 7/1

My Coin #21848431

1899-S $5 FR2

CERTIFICATION#: 21848431
PCGS#: 8399

Owner's Comments

Home Made

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1899-S is similar in rarity to the 1898-S. It is not particularly scarce as a date but it is not common either, at least not in choice uncirculated condition.

 

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 1,545,000 Weight: 8.24 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
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Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 2,500 R-4.5 73 / 106 TIE 185 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 650 R-5.7 66 / 106 167 / 218
65 or Better 10 R-9.5 32 / 106 TIE 48 / 218 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade

San Francisco Mint, 12/1899, at face value - John M. Clapp - John H. Clapp - Clapp Estate, 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. - Bowers & Ruddy 10/1982:599 - Atherton Family Collection - Heritage 1/2010:2191, $103,500

2 MS66 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade