1857 $2.50 (Proof)

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

ex Trompeter collection

ex Trompeter collection

PCGS #:
7883
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
5
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 2 R-9.9 2 / 60 TIE 2 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 3 / 60 TIE 3 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 1 R-10.0 1 / 60 TIE 1 / 60 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 2
60 or Better 2
65 or Better 1
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-9.9
60 or Better R-9.9
65 or Better R-10.0
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 2 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 3 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 60 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 2 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 3 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 60 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR66DCAM estimated grade

National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution

2 PR65 PCGS grade

William Woodin Collection - Thomas Elder 3/1911:999 - Judge Thomas L. Gaskill Collection - New Netherlands 11/1956:288 - Norweb Collection - Bowers & Merena 3/1988:2035, $61,600 - Ed Trompeter Collection - Superior 2/1992:37, $88,000 - New Orleans Collection - Heritage 4/2015:5258, $141,000

#1 PR66DCAM estimated grade

National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution

#2 PR65 PCGS grade

William Woodin Collection - Thomas Elder 3/1911:999 - Judge Thomas L. Gaskill Collection - New Netherlands 11/1956:288 - Norweb Collection - Bowers & Merena 3/1988:2035, $61,600 - Ed Trompeter Collection - Superior 2/1992:37, $88,000 - New Orleans Collection - Heritage 4/2015:5258, $141,000

David Akers (1975/88): Three or possibly four proofs are known, but only one has sold at public auction since 1890 (PCGS CoinFacts editors note: as of David Akers' 1976 comments), that being the specimen in the New Netherlands 48th Sale in 1956.