1870 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

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

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

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PCGS MS61

PCGS MS61

PCGS MS61

PCGS MS61

PCGS #:
7811
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
4,520
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 100 R-8.0 32 / 147 TIE 32 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 5 R-9.7 27 / 147 TIE 27 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 17 / 147 TIE 17 / 147 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 100
60 or Better 5
65 or Better 2
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.0
60 or Better R-9.7
65 or Better R-9.9
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 32 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 27 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 17 / 147 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 32 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 27 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 17 / 147 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS62 PCGS grade
2 MS62 PCGS grade
4 MS61 PCGS grade
4 MS61 PCGS grade
4 MS61 PCGS grade
4 MS61 PCGS grade
7 AU58 PCGS grade
7 AU58 PCGS grade
7 AU58 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#2 MS62 PCGS grade
#2 MS62 PCGS grade
#4 MS61 PCGS grade
#4 MS61 PCGS grade
#4 MS61 PCGS grade
#4 MS61 PCGS grade
#7 AU58 PCGS grade
#7 AU58 PCGS grade
#7 AU58 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): The 1870 is a very scarce coin in all grades. Strictly uncirculated specimens are very rare and are, in fact, just about as rare as the proofs. The 1870 is more difficult to obtain in AU or Unc. than the 1869 which has a comparable mintage.