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
370
3
350
1
4
325
6
330
8
335
10
340
12
345
15
350
20
355
1
25
360
30
365
40
380
7
45+
390
50
400
12
50+
405
53+
410
55+
445
58+
460
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