1853 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

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

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

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PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS #:
7767
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
1,404,668
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 1,250 R-4.9 127 / 147 TIE 127 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 600 R-5.8 125 / 147 TIE 125 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 10 R-9.5 42 / 147 TIE 42 / 147 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 1,250
60 or Better 600
65 or Better 10
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.9
60 or Better R-5.8
65 or Better R-9.5
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 127 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 125 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 42 / 147 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 127 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 125 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 42 / 147 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
2 MS65+ PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade PCGS #7767 (MS)     65
3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade
8 MS64 PCGS grade PCGS #7767 (MS)     64
8 MS64 PCGS grade PCGS #7767 (MS)     64
8 MS64 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#2 MS65+ PCGS grade
PCGS #7767 (MS)     65 #3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
PCGS #7767 (MS)     64 #8 MS64 PCGS grade
PCGS #7767 (MS)     64 #8 MS64 PCGS grade
#8 MS64 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): The 1853 has the highest mintage of any quarter eagle. It is also one of the most common in all conditions and is reasonably obtainable even in gem Unc.