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1886 $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

PCGS #:
8369
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.24 grams
Mintage:
388,360
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 1,500 R-4.8 66 / 106 TIE 178 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 250 R-6.6 57 / 106 TIE 158 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 5 R-9.7 25 / 106 TIE 40 / 218 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 1,500
60 or Better 250
65 or Better 5
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.8
60 or Better R-6.6
65 or Better R-9.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 66 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 57 / 106 TIE
65 or Better 25 / 106 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 178 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 158 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 40 / 218 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
2 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS65 estimated grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade

American Numismatic Rarities 8/2006:1466, not sold

5 MS64 PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade
5 MS64 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS65 estimated grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade

American Numismatic Rarities 8/2006:1466, not sold

#5 MS64 PCGS grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade
#5 MS64 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88):

The 1886 is considerably more dfficult to obtain than the common dates of the series and choice uncirculated examples are very scarce.