1878 $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

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PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS #:
8345
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
131,720
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 1,100 R-4.9 61 / 106 TIE 172 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 150 R-7.5 47 / 106 TIE 147 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 6 R-9.7 25 / 106 TIE 40 / 218 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 1,100
60 or Better 150
65 or Better 6
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.9
60 or Better R-7.5
65 or Better R-9.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 61 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 47 / 106 TIE
65 or Better 25 / 106 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 172 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 147 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 40 / 218 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 estimated grade
7 MS64+ PCGS grade PCGS #8345 (MS)     64+
8 MS64+ PCGS grade
8 MS64+ PCGS grade
8 MS64+ PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 estimated grade
PCGS #8345 (MS)     64+ #7 MS64+ PCGS grade
#8 MS64+ PCGS grade
#8 MS64+ PCGS grade
#8 MS64+ PCGS grade
David Hall:

David Akers (1975/88): The 1878 is relatively common in the lower drades and is only moderately scarce in strictly uncirculated condition. Gems, however, are seldom seen.