1871 $5 (Proof)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1907

PCGS #:
8466
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
30
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 14 R-9.4 1 / 42 TIE 15 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 12 R-9.5 1 / 42 TIE 14 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 3 R-9.8 1 / 42 TIE 6 / 60 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 14
60 or Better 12
65 or Better 3
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-9.4
60 or Better R-9.5
65 or Better R-9.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 1 / 42 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 42 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 42 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 15 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 14 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 6 / 60 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade
2 PR53 estimated grade
3 PR50 estimated grade
4 PR45 estimated grade
#1 PR65 PCGS grade
#2 PR53 estimated grade
#3 PR50 estimated grade
#4 PR45 estimated grade
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs are much rarer than the mintage would indicate but the reason for this is unclear. Only the 1861 is more rare among proof Half Eagles after 1859.