1866 $5 Motto (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

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PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS #:
8311
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
6,700
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 65 R-8.3 7 / 106 TIE 29 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 3 R-9.8 14 / 106 TIE 31 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 106 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 7 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 14 / 106 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 106
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 MS62 PCGS grade MS62 PCGS grade
1 MS62 estimated grade
3 MS61 PCGS grade
4 AU58 PCGS grade
4 AU58 estimated grade
4 AU58 estimated grade
4 AU58 estimated grade
4 AU58 estimated grade
4 AU58 estimated grade
10 AU55 PCGS grade
MS62 PCGS grade #1 MS62 PCGS grade
#1 MS62 estimated grade
#3 MS61 PCGS grade
#4 AU58 PCGS grade
#4 AU58 estimated grade
#4 AU58 estimated grade
#4 AU58 estimated grade
#4 AU58 estimated grade
#4 AU58 estimated grade
#10 AU55 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88):

This is the first year of the new type with the motto IN GOD WE TRUST added to the reverse above the eagle. The 1866 is very rare in any condition and VF and EF are the most commonly encountered grades. I know of several AU pieces and one blazing gem uncirculated piece.