1848 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $2 1/2 1840-1907

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PCGS MS60
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PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU53

PCGS AU53

PCGS #:
7748
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
7,497
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 100 R-8.0 32 / 147 TIE 32 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 7 R-9.6 43 / 147 TIE 43 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 147 1 / 147
Survival Estimate
All Grades 100
60 or Better 7
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.0
60 or Better R-9.6
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 32 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 43 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 147
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 32 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 43 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 147

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS63 PCGS grade

Quality Sales Corp. 3/1972:1165 - Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part II - Bowers & Merena 10/1999:413, $23,000

1 MS63 PCGS grade
1 MS63 estimated grade
4 MS62 PCGS grade
4 MS62 PCGS grade
4 MS62 estimated grade

Heritage 1/2019:4621, $12,000

4 MS62 estimated grade
8 MS61 PCGS grade
8 MS61 PCGS grade
8 MS61 PCGS grade
#1 MS63 PCGS grade

Quality Sales Corp. 3/1972:1165 - Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part II - Bowers & Merena 10/1999:413, $23,000

#1 MS63 PCGS grade
#1 MS63 estimated grade
#4 MS62 PCGS grade
#4 MS62 PCGS grade
#4 MS62 estimated grade

Heritage 1/2019:4621, $12,000

#4 MS62 estimated grade
#8 MS61 PCGS grade
#8 MS61 PCGS grade
#8 MS61 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): Very scarce in all grades but actually somewhat overrated and overpriced compared to the 1842, 1844, and even the 1846 and 1847. Strictly uncirculated specimens are very rare, however, I have seen only one or two that could correctly be called mint state.