1878 $5 VF20

CERTIFICATION#: -27386
PCGS#: 8345

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by Bowers and Merena Nov '83 price realized $165

Expert Comments

David Hall:  

 

David Akers (1975/88): The 1878 is relatively common in the lower drades and is only moderately scarce in strictly uncirculated condition. Gems, however, are seldom seen.

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 131,720 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 1,100 R-4.9 61 / 106 TIE 172 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 150 R-7.5 47 / 106 TIE 147 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 6 R-9.7 25 / 106 TIE 40 / 218 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade