1868 $5 VF30

CERTIFICATION#: -27374
PCGS#: 8315

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by Bowers and Merena Nov '83 price realized $550

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1868 is similar in rarity to the 1866 and 1867, perhaps just a bit more rare. VF and EF are the typically available grades and AU examples are very rare. I have not seen an uncirculated specimen nor am I aware of one.

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 5,700 Weight: 8.24 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 80 R-8.2 10 / 106 TIE 34 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 7 / 106 TIE 13 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 106 1 / 218

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS62 PCGS grade  
2 MS61 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2013:4527, $16,450

3 AU58 PCGS grade
3 AU58 PCGS grade  
3 AU58 PCGS grade