1869-S $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS62+

PCGS MS62+

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PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU53

PCGS AU53

PCGS #:
8318
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
31,000
Mint:
San Francisco
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 100 R-8.0 18 / 106 TIE 51 / 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 100
60 or Better 3
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.0
60 or Better R-9.8
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 18 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 14 / 106 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 106
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 51 / 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
2 MS61 PCGS grade
3 AU58 PCGS grade
3 AU58 estimated grade
3 AU58 estimated grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade
9 AU53 PCGS grade PCGS #8318 (MS)     53
9 AU53 PCGS grade
#1 MS62 PCGS grade
#2 MS61 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 PCGS grade
#3 AU58 estimated grade
#3 AU58 estimated grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade
PCGS #8318 (MS)     53 #9 AU53 PCGS grade
#9 AU53 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): Similar in overall rarity to the 1868-S, the 1869-S is an extraordinarily rare coin above VF. I have seen a few EF examples but nothing better. The tiny mintmark is always quite weak.