1887 $2.50 PR62

CERTIFICATION#: -35217
PCGS#: 7913

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $12100

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1887 has the highest proof mintage prior to 1896, and proofs are actually not much more rare than choice uncirculated examples, even though they sell for much, much higher prices.

Diameter: 18.00 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 122 Weight: 4.18 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 55 R-8.4 42 / 60 TIE 42 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 52 R-8.4 42 / 60 TIE 42 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 15 R-9.3 36 / 60 TIE 36 / 60 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade  
1 PR65 PCGS grade  
1 PR65 PCGS grade  
4 PR64 PCGS grade  
4 PR64 PCGS grade