1878-CC $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU58

PCGS AU55

PCGS AU55

PCGS AU50

PCGS AU50

PCGS #:
8346
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
9,054
Mint:
Carson City
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 97 R-8.0 18 / 106 TIE 51 / 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 97
60 or Better
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.0
60 or Better R-10.1
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 18 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 106
65 or Better 1 / 106
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 51 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 1 / 218
65 or Better 1 / 218

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS62 estimated grade
2 AU58 PCGS grade

Charlie Tuppen Collection - J.J. Teaparty -  Bowers & Merena 7/2002 615 - Richard Jewell Collection - American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:710 - Heritage 3/2014:10631, $47,000

2 AU58 PCGS grade

Heritage 5/2007:2303 - Heritage 1/2011:5120 - Rusty Goe, 1/2011 - Battle Born Collection. - Stack’s/Bowers 8/2012:11009, $43,125

2 AU58 PCGS grade
2 AU58 PCGS grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade
6 AU55 PCGS grade
#1 MS62 estimated grade
#2 AU58 PCGS grade

Charlie Tuppen Collection - J.J. Teaparty -  Bowers & Merena 7/2002 615 - Richard Jewell Collection - American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:710 - Heritage 3/2014:10631, $47,000

#2 AU58 PCGS grade

Heritage 5/2007:2303 - Heritage 1/2011:5120 - Rusty Goe, 1/2011 - Battle Born Collection. - Stack’s/Bowers 8/2012:11009, $43,125

#2 AU58 PCGS grade
#2 AU58 PCGS grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade
#6 AU55 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): After the 1870-CC, the 1878-CC is the rarest Carson City Half Mint Half Eagle, and in my survey, the 1878-CC actually appeared less often (32 times compared to 37) than the 1870-CC.