1860 $5 (Proof)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1907

PCGS #:
8450
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
62
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 12 R-9.5 14 / 18 14 / 60
60 or Better 10 R-9.5 14 / 18 TIE 14 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 4 / 18 TIE 4 / 60 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 12
60 or Better 10
65 or Better 2
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-9.5
60 or Better R-9.5
65 or Better R-9.9
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 14 / 18
60 or Better 14 / 18 TIE
65 or Better 4 / 18 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 14 / 60
60 or Better 14 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 4 / 60 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade
#1 PR64 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs are much more rare than might be expected from the 62 mintage figure. They are every bit as rare as most later proofs with mintages only half as great. In all probability, a large number of proofs were not sold and therefore melted.