1843 $5 AU50

CERTIFICATION#: -27337
PCGS#: 8213

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by Bowers and Merena Nov '83 price realized $385

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1843 is the second most common date of the 1840's after the 1847. it is readily available in the lower grades and uncirculated specimens are also relatively common. Gem quality pieces are quite rare, however.

 

 

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 611,205 Weight: 8.24 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
4
375
6
380
8
385
10
390
12
410
15
415
20
425
2
45+
540
50+
710
53+
750
55+
815
58+
1,350
62+
6,000
63+
12,500

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 350 R-6.3 83 / 112 TIE 120 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 25 R-9.0 89 / 112 TIE 120 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 112 1 / 218

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS64 PCGS grade  
1 MS64 PCGS grade  
1 MS64 PCGS grade  
1 MS64 estimated grade  
5 MS63 PCGS grade