1883 $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS #:
8361
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
233,400
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 1,200 R-4.9 61 / 106 TIE 172 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 275 R-6.5 60 / 106 161 / 218
65 or Better 3 R-9.8 15 / 106 TIE 30 / 218 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 1,200
60 or Better 275
65 or Better 3
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.9
60 or Better R-6.5
65 or Better R-9.8
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 61 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 60 / 106
65 or Better 15 / 106 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 172 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 161 / 218
65 or Better 30 / 218 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7693, $29,900

1 MS66 estimated grade

Heritage 8/2010:3506, not sold

3 MS65 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2013:7241, $11,162.50

3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade
7 MS64+ PCGS grade
7 MS64+ PCGS grade
9 MS64 PCGS grade
9 MS64 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade

Stack's/Bowers 8/2011:7693, $29,900

#1 MS66 estimated grade

Heritage 8/2010:3506, not sold

#3 MS65 PCGS grade

Heritage 1/2013:7241, $11,162.50

#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#3 MS65 PCGS grade
#7 MS64+ PCGS grade
#7 MS64+ PCGS grade
#9 MS64 PCGS grade
#9 MS64 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): This date, although not particularly rare, is certainly not common either, especially in strictly uncirculated condition. most specimens grade VF or EF and mint state examples are very scarce.