1844 $5 VF30

CERTIFICATION#: -27339
PCGS#: 8219

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by Bowers and Merena Nov '83 price realized $220

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): This date is not as common as the 1843 or 1847 and it is moderately rare in all grades. Most known specimens are well worn and AU or uncirculated examples are surprisingly rare.

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 340,330 Weight: 8.24 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
2
435
1
3
385
1
4
365
6
375
8
385
12
410
15
420
30
450
3
45+
545
50+
735
53+
775
55+
840
58+
1,150
62+
4,750
64+
27,500
65
55,000
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 425 R-6.1 94 / 112 TIE 133 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 32 R-8.8 94 / 112 TIE 127 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 112 TIE 1 / 218 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade  

The 10 Millionth coin certified by PCGS

Stack's 5/2005:1692, $50,025

2 MS64 PCGS grade  
2 MS64 PCGS grade  
2 MS64 PCGS grade  
5 MS63+ PCGS grade High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)