1871 $2.50 PR64

CERTIFICATION#: -35206
PCGS#: 7897

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Ex. New Netherlands (1948) Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $37950

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The proofs that I have seen have a small rust pit on the neck near the lower curl. The last 1 in the date is also farther from the bust than the first 1, whwereas on the business strike 1871's, they are approximately the same distance from the bust.

Diameter: 18.00 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 30 Weight: 4.18 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
60
6,500
61
7,500
62
9,500
62+
10,500
63
12,500
63+
14,000
64
20,000
1
64+
22,500
65
42,500

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 20 R-9.1 20 / 60 TIE 20 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 18 R-9.2 20 / 60 TIE 20 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 3 R-9.8 11 / 60 TIE 11 / 60 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade