1799 $5 Large Stars Reverse (Regular Strike)

Series: Draped Bust $5 1795-1807

PCGS MS63+

PCGS MS63+

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REVERSE COMPARISON

REVERSE COMPARISON

PCGS MS62+

PCGS MS62+

PCGS #:
98081
Designer:
Robert Scot
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
25.00 millimeters
Weight:
8.75 grams
Mintage:
7,451
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
91.7% Gold, 8.3% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 55 R-8.4 5 / 18 TIE 8 / 23 TIE
60 or Better 5 R-9.7 2 / 18 TIE 4 / 23 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 18 1 / 23
Survival Estimate
All Grades 55
60 or Better 5
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.4
60 or Better R-9.7
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 5 / 18 TIE
60 or Better 2 / 18 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 18
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 8 / 23 TIE
60 or Better 4 / 23 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 23

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS63+ PCGS grade

Hank Rodgers Collection - Michael I. Keston Collection - Superior 1/1996:85 - Larry Hanks - Bowers & Merena 8/2001:355 - D. Brent Pogue Collection

1 MS63 PCGS grade
3 MS62 estimated grade
3 MS62 estimated grade
5 MS61 PCGS grade
6 AU58 PCGS grade
6 AU58 PCGS grade
6 AU58 PCGS grade
6 AU58 PCGS grade
6 AU58 PCGS grade
#1 MS63+ PCGS grade

Hank Rodgers Collection - Michael I. Keston Collection - Superior 1/1996:85 - Larry Hanks - Bowers & Merena 8/2001:355 - D. Brent Pogue Collection

#1 MS63 PCGS grade
#3 MS62 estimated grade
#3 MS62 estimated grade
#5 MS61 PCGS grade
#6 AU58 PCGS grade
#6 AU58 PCGS grade
#6 AU58 PCGS grade
#6 AU58 PCGS grade
#6 AU58 PCGS grade
Gordon Wrubel: Quickfinder Notes: There are two Large Star Reverse dies: Bass-Dannreuther:(BD)5 and 8. The stars have LONG RAYS and are VERY CLOSELY SPACED. The stars COMPLETELY FILL the space between the clouds and the eagle's head. The stars are an positioned in an ARC PATTERN top to bottom. This arc pattern will be seen on all reverses to follow; 1800 through the end of the series in 1807. By contrast, the Small Stars Reverse has stars with SHORT POINTED RAYS that are SPACED WELL APART.

The Large Star Reverse is by far the rarer of the two types. As of January, 2014, only 23 specimens have been graded and only two are in Mint State, both 63s. Th Small Stars Reverse shows 56 graded of which 16 are Mint State, topped out with a lone 64.