1883-S $5 VF30

CERTIFICATION#: -27399
PCGS#: 8363

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by Bowers and Merena Nov '83 price realized $330

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1883-S is a very scarce date in any condition and its "common date" status in the standard pricing guides is totally inaccurate. When available, this date is usually well worn and strictly uncirculated specimens are rare.

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 83,200 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 800 R-5.4 50 / 106 TIE 161 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 125 R-7.7 46 / 106 146 / 218
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 106 1 / 218

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS64 PCGS grade
1 MS64 PCGS grade  
1 MS64 PCGS grade  
4 MS63+ PCGS grade  
4 MS63 PCGS grade