1868 $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS #:
8315
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
5,700
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 80 R-8.2 10 / 106 TIE 34 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 7 / 106 TIE 13 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 106 1 / 218
Survival Estimate
All Grades 80
60 or Better 2
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.2
60 or Better R-9.9
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 10 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 7 / 106 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 106
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 34 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 13 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 218

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS62 PCGS grade
2 MS61 PCGS grade MS61 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2013:4527, $16,450

3 AU58 PCGS grade
3 AU58 PCGS grade
3 AU58 PCGS grade
3 AU58 PCGS grade
3 AU58 PCGS grade
8 AU55 PCGS grade AU55 PCGS grade
8 AU55 PCGS grade
8 AU55 PCGS grade
#1 MS62 PCGS grade
MS61 PCGS grade #2 MS61 PCGS grade

Heritage 4/2013:4527, $16,450

#3 AU58 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 PCGS grade
AU55 PCGS grade #8 AU55 PCGS grade
#8 AU55 PCGS grade
#8 AU55 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): The 1868 is similar in rarity to the 1866 and 1867, perhaps just a bit more rare. VF and EF are the typically available grades and AU examples are very rare. I have not seen an uncirculated specimen nor am I aware of one.