1887-S $5 AU55

CERTIFICATION#: -27405
PCGS#: 8371

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by Bowers and Merena Nov '83 price realized $264

Expert Comments

David Akers: The 1887-S is one of the common dates of the series and it is easily obtained in any condition including choice uncirculated.

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 1,912,000 Weight: 8.24 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
2
385
3
365
1
4
340
1
6
345
1
8
350
10
355
1
12
360
15
365
1
20
370
1
25
375
45+
390
50
390
26
50+
395
53
400
19
53+
400
55+
450
58+
455
62+
645
10
64+
2,500
6

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 6,000 R-3.8 91 / 106 TIE 203 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 2,000 R-4.6 79 / 106 TIE 180 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 5 R-9.7 25 / 106 TIE 40 / 218 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade  
1 MS65 PCGS grade  
1 MS65 PCGS grade  
4 MS64 PCGS grade
4 MS64 PCGS grade