1869 $2.50 PR64

CERTIFICATION#: -48714
PCGS#: 7895

Owner's Comments

PCGS grade. Ex. Kreisberg-Schulman Sale (1961) Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $19800

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): I have seen only a few proofs, and it has been my experience (and the auction data confirms this) that the 1869 in proof is actually just as rare as the more famous 1863 or 1875.

Diameter: 18.00 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 25 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 19 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 5 R-9.7 21 / 60 TIE 21 / 60 TIE

Condition Census

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