1906-D $5 AU55

CERTIFICATION#: -35409
PCGS#: 8414

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by David Akers Numismatics Oct '97 Price realized $715

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1906-D is the first Half Eagle from the Denver Mint. It is very common in all grades and is easily obtained in choice condition. The small premium given to this date and the 1907-D is solely because of the two coin's popularity and not their rarity. Both are very common although the 1906-D is more rare than the 1907-D.

 

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 320,000 Weight: 8.24 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
12
370
15
375
20
380
25
385
30
390
35
395
45
400
6
45+
400
50
400
7
50+
405
53
410
10
53+
410
55+
455
58+
460
63+
670
8
65+
4,450
2
66+
12,500
67
30,000
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 4,000 R-4.2 82 / 106 TIE 194 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 2,500 R-4.5 82 / 106 TIE 183 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 55 R-8.4 48 / 106 TIE 65 / 218 TIE

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 PCGS grade