1878 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

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

PCGS MS67

PCGS MS67

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PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

PCGS #:
7828
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
286,240
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 10,000 R-3.0 141 / 147 TIE 141 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 1,500 R-4.8 133 / 147 TIE 133 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 40 R-8.7 56 / 147 TIE 56 / 147 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 10,000
60 or Better 1,500
65 or Better 40
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-3.0
60 or Better R-4.8
65 or Better R-8.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 141 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 133 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 56 / 147 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 141 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 133 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 56 / 147 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 7/2015:3275, $12,925

1 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
3 MS66+ PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade
5 MS66 PCGS grade
10 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS67 PCGS grade

Heritage 7/2015:3275, $12,925

#1 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS66+ PCGS grade
#3 MS66+ PCGS grade
#5 MS66 PCGS grade
#5 MS66 PCGS grade
#5 MS66 PCGS grade
#5 MS66 PCGS grade
#5 MS66 PCGS grade
#10 MS65 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): The 1878 is one of the most common of all Liberty Head quarter eagles, and is readily available even in choice uncirculated condition.