1861-S $2.50 (Regular Strike)

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

PCGS MS62+

PCGS MS62+

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PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS #:
7795
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
24,000
Mint:
San Francisco
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
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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 85 R-8.1 27 / 147 TIE 27 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 4 R-9.8 5 / 147 TIE 5 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 147 1 / 147
Survival Estimate
All Grades 85
60 or Better 4
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.1
60 or Better R-9.8
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 27 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 5 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 147
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 27 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 5 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 147

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS62+ PCGS grade PCGS #7795 (MS)     62+
2 MS62 PCGS grade PCGS #7795 (MS)     62
3 MS60 PCGS grade
4 AU58 PCGS grade
4 AU58 PCGS grade
4 AU58 PCGS grade
4 AU58 PCGS grade
4 AU58 PCGS grade
4 AU58 PCGS grade
4 AU58 PCGS grade
PCGS #7795 (MS)     62+ #1 MS62+ PCGS grade
PCGS #7795 (MS)     62 #2 MS62 PCGS grade
#3 MS60 PCGS grade
#4 AU58 PCGS grade
#4 AU58 PCGS grade
#4 AU58 PCGS grade
#4 AU58 PCGS grade
#4 AU58 PCGS grade
#4 AU58 PCGS grade
#4 AU58 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): As is the case with many quarter eagles, this date is grossly underpriced in the standard pricing guides. I have never seen a full mint state 1861-S. Specimens better than VF are genuinely rare.