1868 $2.50 (Proof)

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

ex Trompeter collection

ex Trompeter collection

PCGS #:
7894
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
25
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 19 R-9.1 20 / 60 TIE 20 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 18 R-9.2 20 / 60 TIE 20 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 4 R-9.8 11 / 60 TIE 11 / 60 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 19
60 or Better 18
65 or Better 4
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-9.1
60 or Better R-9.2
65 or Better R-9.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 20 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 20 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 11 / 60 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 20 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 20 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 11 / 60 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade
2 PR64 PCGS grade
2 PR64 PCGS grade
2 PR64 PCGS grade
5 PR62 PCGS grade
6 PR60 PCGS grade
6 PR60 estimated grade
#1 PR65 PCGS grade
#2 PR64 PCGS grade
#2 PR64 PCGS grade
#2 PR64 PCGS grade
#5 PR62 PCGS grade
#6 PR60 PCGS grade
#6 PR60 estimated grade
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs are very rare, certainly more so than the higher priced proofs of 1863, 1864, or 1865. However, those three dates are much more rare as dates than the 1868, and this undoubtedly accounts for their higher price as proofs.