1881-S $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

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PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

PCGS #:
8357
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
969,000
Mint:
San Francisco
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

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 estimated grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 estimated grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88):

This is one of the most common of all Half Eagles and it is easy to obtain in any condition short of superb. (I would like to note here that any U.S. gold coin, no matter how common the date, is difficult to find in superb MS65+ condition.)