1878 G$1 MS62

CERTIFICATION#: -35053
PCGS#: 7579

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Ex. French Sale (1959) Sold by David Akers Numismatics Oct '97 Price realized $2640

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): This is a somewhat underrated date, certainly much more rare than any of the dates that follow, and also more difficult to obtain in choice condition than the 1877. Most Uncs. that I have seen were "scuffy" and the 1878's in gem class are seldom encountered.

Diameter: 14.30 millimeters Designer: James Barton Longacre Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 3,000 Weight: 1.70 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 285 R-6.4 26 / 49 TIE 41 / 81 TIE
60 or Better 200 R-7.0 27 / 49 TIE 46 / 81 TIE
65 or Better 25 R-9.0 17 / 49 TIE 27 / 81 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade   Dr. & Mrs. Steven Duckor Collection
2 MS66 PCGS grade  
2 MS66 PCGS grade  
2 MS66 PCGS grade  
2 MS66 PCGS grade