1861 $5 XF45

CERTIFICATION#: -27368
PCGS#: 8288

Owner's Comments

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

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): By a considerable margin, this is the most common date of this type. It is reasonably available, in all grades and a fair number of choice uncirculated examples are known.

 

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 688,084 Weight: 8.24 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
3
380
4
360
6
365
8
370
10
375
12
380
15
385
25
395
45+
490
50+
660
53+
700
55+
765
58+
1,200
1
62+
4,250
2
63+
6,750
64+
15,000
2
65+
57,500
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 1,250 R-4.9 112 / 112 172 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 175 R-7.2 101 / 112 150 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 10 R-9.5 17 / 112 48 / 218 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
2 MS65+ PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade  
2 MS65 PCGS grade  
2 MS65 PCGS grade