1830 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

Series: Capped Bust $2 1/2 1808-1834

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

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PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS #:
7670
Designer:
William Kneass
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.20 millimeters
Weight:
4.37 grams
Mintage:
4,540
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
91.7% Gold, 8.3% Copper
Major Varieties

Die Varieties

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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 137 R-7.6 5 / 6 TIE 10 / 12 TIE
60 or Better 65 R-8.3 5 / 6 11 / 12
65 or Better 10 R-9.5 4 / 6 9 / 12
Survival Estimate
All Grades 137
60 or Better 65
65 or Better 10
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-7.6
60 or Better R-8.3
65 or Better R-9.5
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 5 / 6 TIE
60 or Better 5 / 6
65 or Better 4 / 6
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 10 / 12 TIE
60 or Better 11 / 12
65 or Better 9 / 12

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
2 MS65+ PCGS grade
2 MS65+ PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade

William J. Jenks Collection - W. Elliot Woodward 6/1883:656 - George Massamore - T. Harrison Garrett Collection - Robert Garrett Collection - John Work Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 3/1980:749 - Numismatic Investments of Florida (Martin Haber) - American Numismatic Rarities 6/2005:1006 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 9/2015:2054, $76,375

4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 PCGS grade
8 MS64 PCGS grade
8 MS64 PCGS grade
8 MS64 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#2 MS65+ PCGS grade
#2 MS65+ PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade

William J. Jenks Collection - W. Elliot Woodward 6/1883:656 - George Massamore - T. Harrison Garrett Collection - Robert Garrett Collection - John Work Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 3/1980:749 - Numismatic Investments of Florida (Martin Haber) - American Numismatic Rarities 6/2005:1006 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 9/2015:2054, $76,375

#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 PCGS grade
#8 MS64 PCGS grade
#8 MS64 PCGS grade
#8 MS64 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): The 1830 is a very scarce date (as are all of the six dates of this type), but I have seen a fair number of extremely choice specimens in the MS65 class. Like the 1829 and 1831, the 1830 is usually well struck, at least more so than the typical 1832, 1833 or 1834.