1887 $2.50 (Proof)

Series: Liberty Head $2 1/2 1840-1907

ex Trompeter collection

ex Trompeter collection

PCGS PR63

PCGS PR63

PCGS PR55

PCGS PR55

PCGS #:
7913
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
122
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 55 R-8.4 42 / 60 TIE 42 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 52 R-8.4 42 / 60 TIE 42 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 15 R-9.3 36 / 60 TIE 36 / 60 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 55
60 or Better 52
65 or Better 15
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.4
60 or Better R-8.4
65 or Better R-9.3
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 42 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 42 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 36 / 60 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 42 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 42 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 36 / 60 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade
1 PR65 PCGS grade
1 PR65 PCGS grade
4 PR64 PCGS grade
4 PR64 PCGS grade
4 PR64 PCGS grade
4 PR64 PCGS grade
4 PR64 PCGS grade
4 PR64 PCGS grade
10 PR63 PCGS grade
#1 PR65 PCGS grade
#1 PR65 PCGS grade
#1 PR65 PCGS grade
#4 PR64 PCGS grade
#4 PR64 PCGS grade
#4 PR64 PCGS grade
#4 PR64 PCGS grade
#4 PR64 PCGS grade
#4 PR64 PCGS grade
#10 PR63 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): The 1887 has the highest proof mintage prior to 1896, and proofs are actually not much more rare than choice uncirculated examples, even though they sell for much, much higher prices.