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1836 $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Classic Head $5 1834-1838

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

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PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS #:
8174
Designer:
William Kneass
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
22.50 millimeters
Weight:
8.24 grams
Mintage:
553,147
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
89.9% Gold, 10.1% Copper
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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 1,150 R-4.9 7 / 8 7 / 8
60 or Better 175 R-7.2 7 / 8 7 / 8
65 or Better 4 R-9.8 2 / 8 2 / 8
Survival Estimate
All Grades 1,150
60 or Better 175
65 or Better 4
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.9
60 or Better R-7.2
65 or Better R-9.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 7 / 8
60 or Better 7 / 8
65 or Better 2 / 8
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 7 / 8
60 or Better 7 / 8
65 or Better 2 / 8

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2008:2437, $74,750 - Heritage 8/2011:7548 - Heritage 4/2015:5327, $67,562.50

1 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS64+ PCGS grade

American Numismatic Rarities 8/2004:1010. - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 5/2016:4053, $22,912.50

3 MS64+ PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2008:2437, $74,750 - Heritage 8/2011:7548 - Heritage 4/2015:5327, $67,562.50

#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS64+ PCGS grade

American Numismatic Rarities 8/2004:1010. - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 5/2016:4053, $22,912.50

#3 MS64+ PCGS grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): Next to the 1834 Plain 4, the 1836 is the most common date of this type. It is available in all grades up to and including average uncirculated but truly choice examples are not particularly common. Many specimens are softly struck on the hair curls around the face.