1858 $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

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PCGS MS65
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PCGS MS61

PCGS MS61

PCGS MS61

PCGS MS61

PCGS #:
8276
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
15,136
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

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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 100 R-8.0 34 / 112 TIE 51 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 11 R-9.5 59 / 112 TIE 87 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 112 1 / 218
Survival Estimate
All Grades 100
60 or Better 11
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.0
60 or Better R-9.5
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 34 / 112 TIE
60 or Better 59 / 112 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 112
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 51 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 87 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 218

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS65 estimated grade
2 MS64 PCGS grade
2 MS64 PCGS grade
2 MS64 PCGS grade
2 MS64 PCGS grade
2 MS64 estimated grade
2 MS64 estimated grade
8 MS63 estimated grade
8 MS63 estimated grade
10 MS62 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 estimated grade
#2 MS64 PCGS grade
#2 MS64 PCGS grade
#2 MS64 PCGS grade
#2 MS64 PCGS grade
#2 MS64 estimated grade
#2 MS64 estimated grade
#8 MS63 estimated grade
#8 MS63 estimated grade
#10 MS62 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88):

The 1858 is the first in a long run of very rare low mintage Philadelphia Mint Half Eagles. During the 20 year period from 1858 to 1877, only the 1861 and 1873 had mintages in exceess of 20,000 pieces. The 1858 is not often seen in any condition but when one is available, VF or EF is the likely grade. Strictly uncirculated specimens are known, including several gems, but they are very rare.