1885-S $5 AU50

CERTIFICATION#: -27402
PCGS#: 8368

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by Bowers and Merena Nov '83 price realized $231

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1885-S is common in all conditions including choice uncirculated.

 

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 1,211,500 Weight: 8.24 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
2
380
3
360
1
4
335
6
340
8
345
10
350
12
355
15
360
20
365
1
25
370
30
375
40
390
7
45+
400
50
410
13
50+
415
53+
420
55+
460
58+
475
62+
615
12
66+
15,000

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 8,000 R-3.4 94 / 106 TIE 206 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 3,500 R-4.3 86 / 106 TIE 187 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 40 R-8.7 47 / 106 64 / 218

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade  
2 MS66 PCGS grade  
2 MS66 PCGS grade  
2 MS66 PCGS grade  
2 MS66 estimated grade