1844 $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

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PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS63+

PCGS MS63+

PCGS #:
8219
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
340,330
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 425 R-6.1 94 / 112 TIE 133 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 32 R-8.8 94 / 112 TIE 127 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 112 TIE 1 / 218 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 425
60 or Better 32
65 or Better 1
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-6.1
60 or Better R-8.8
65 or Better R-10.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 94 / 112 TIE
60 or Better 94 / 112 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 112 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 133 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 127 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 218 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade

The 10 Millionth coin certified by PCGS

Stack's 5/2005:1692, $50,025

2 MS64 PCGS grade

D.L. Hansen Collection

2 MS64 PCGS grade
2 MS64 PCGS grade
2 MS64 PCGS grade
2 MS64 PCGS grade
7 MS63+ PCGS grade MS63+ PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

7 MS63+ PCGS grade
9 MS63 PCGS grade
9 MS63 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade

The 10 Millionth coin certified by PCGS

Stack's 5/2005:1692, $50,025

#2 MS64 PCGS grade

D.L. Hansen Collection

#2 MS64 PCGS grade
#2 MS64 PCGS grade
#2 MS64 PCGS grade
#2 MS64 PCGS grade
MS63+ PCGS grade #7 MS63+ PCGS grade

High Desert Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

#7 MS63+ PCGS grade
#9 MS63 PCGS grade
#9 MS63 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): This date is not as common as the 1843 or 1847 and it is moderately rare in all grades. Most known specimens are well worn and AU or uncirculated examples are surprisingly rare.