1864 $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS61

PCGS MS61

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PCGS AU55

PCGS AU55

PCGS AU53

PCGS AU53

PCGS #:
8296
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
4,170
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
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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 65 R-8.3 23 / 112 TIE 29 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 3 R-9.8 18 / 112 TIE 31 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 112 1 / 218
Survival Estimate
All Grades 65
60 or Better 3
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.3
60 or Better R-9.8
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 23 / 112 TIE
60 or Better 18 / 112 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 112
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 29 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 31 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 218

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS61 PCGS grade

Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 10/1999:1148, $10,350

1 MS61 PCGS grade
3 AU58 PCGS grade
3 AU58 estimated grade

Edward Milas Collection - Stack's 5/1995:529 - New Orleans Collection - Heritage 4/2015:5349, $22,325

3 AU58 estimated grade
3 AU58 estimated grade
3 AU58 estimated grade
8 AU58 PCGS grade
8 AU55 PCGS grade
8 AU55 PCGS grade
#1 MS61 PCGS grade

Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 10/1999:1148, $10,350

#1 MS61 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 estimated grade

Edward Milas Collection - Stack's 5/1995:529 - New Orleans Collection - Heritage 4/2015:5349, $22,325

#3 AU58 estimated grade
#3 AU58 estimated grade
#3 AU58 estimated grade
#8 AU58 PCGS grade
#8 AU55 PCGS grade
#8 AU55 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): Despite the similar mintage, this date is not quite as rare as the 1862, nor is it as rare as the 1863 or 1865. Nevertheless it is very rare in any grade and is seldom seen better than EF. I know of only two uncirculated examples, neither of which is particularly choice.