1874-S $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS AU55

PCGS AU55

PCGS AU55

PCGS AU55

PCGS AU55

PCGS AU55

PCGS #:
8335
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
16,000
Mint:
San Francisco
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Minor Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
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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 115 R-7.8 23 / 106 TIE 63 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 106 1 / 218
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 106 1 / 218
Survival Estimate
All Grades 115
60 or Better
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-7.8
60 or Better R-10.1
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 23 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 106
65 or Better 1 / 106
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 63 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 218
65 or Better 1 / 218

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 AU58 PCGS grade
2 AU55 PCGS grade PCGS #8335 (MS)     55
2 AU55 PCGS grade
2 AU55 PCGS grade
2 AU55 PCGS grade
2 AU55 PCGS grade
7 AU53 PCGS grade
7 AU53 PCGS grade
7 AU53 PCGS grade
7 AU53 PCGS grade
#1 AU58 PCGS grade
PCGS #8335 (MS)     55 #2 AU55 PCGS grade
#2 AU55 PCGS grade
#2 AU55 PCGS grade
#2 AU55 PCGS grade
#2 AU55 PCGS grade
#7 AU53 PCGS grade
#7 AU53 PCGS grade
#7 AU53 PCGS grade
#7 AU53 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88):

The 1874-S is very rare in all grades. The typical 1874-S is only Fine or VF and I do not know of a single specimen that even approaches mint state. As a date, it is slightly more rare than the 1870-S and 1873-S and is at least as rare as the lower mintage 1875-S. The mintmark is always extremely weak and on the typical well worn specimen it is barely visible.