1851 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

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

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

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PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS #:
7759
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
1,372,748
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% 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 550 R-5.9 112 / 147 TIE 112 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 250 R-6.6 116 / 147 TIE 116 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 5 R-9.7 36 / 147 TIE 36 / 147 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 550
60 or Better 250
65 or Better 5
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-5.9
60 or Better R-6.6
65 or Better R-9.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 112 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 116 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 36 / 147 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 112 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 116 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 36 / 147 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade
2 MS66 PCGS grade

Bowers & Ruddy 10/1977:1524 - Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV - Bowers & Merena 11/2000:177 - Heritage 2/2015:3206, $9,400

3 MS65 PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 4/2016:14029, $5,640

3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 estimated grade
8 MS64+ PCGS grade
9 MS64 PCGS grade
9 MS64 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#2 MS66 PCGS grade

Bowers & Ruddy 10/1977:1524 - Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV - Bowers & Merena 11/2000:177 - Heritage 2/2015:3206, $9,400

#3 MS65 PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 4/2016:14029, $5,640

#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 estimated grade
#8 MS64+ PCGS grade
#9 MS64 PCGS grade
#9 MS64 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): This is the first Liberty Head quarter eagle that can be readily obtained in choice uncirculated condition, although well struck gems are not all that common. The 1851 is one of only four quarter eagles with a mintage in excess of one million pieces.