1889 $5 PR65

CERTIFICATION#: -40521
PCGS#: 8484

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by B. Max Mehl Jun '41 price realized $30

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): Proofs of this date are very rare, more so than any of the dates that follow. They are also more rare than most of the other proofs of the 1880's including the high priced 1887.

Diameter: 21.65 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 45 Weight: 8.24 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 30 R-8.9 16 / 42 TIE 34 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 28 R-8.9 16 / 42 TIE 34 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 5 R-9.7 11 / 42 TIE 17 / 60 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
1 PR64 PCGS grade  
4 PR63 PCGS grade  
5 PR62 PCGS grade