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1887-S $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS65

PCGS MS65

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PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS MS64+

PCGS #:
8371
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.24 grams
Mintage:
1,912,000
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

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 6,000 R-3.8 91 / 106 TIE 203 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 2,000 R-4.6 79 / 106 TIE 180 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 5 R-9.7 25 / 106 TIE 40 / 218 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 6,000
60 or Better 2,000
65 or Better 5
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-3.8
60 or Better R-4.6
65 or Better R-9.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 91 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 79 / 106 TIE
65 or Better 25 / 106 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 203 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 180 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 40 / 218 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
1 MS65 PCGS grade
4 MS64+ PCGS grade
4 MS64+ PCGS grade
4 MS64+ PCGS grade
4 MS64+ PCGS grade
4 MS64+ PCGS grade
4 MS64+ PCGS grade
4 MS64+ PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS65 PCGS grade
#4 MS64+ PCGS grade
#4 MS64+ PCGS grade
#4 MS64+ PCGS grade
#4 MS64+ PCGS grade
#4 MS64+ PCGS grade
#4 MS64+ PCGS grade
#4 MS64+ PCGS grade
David Akers: The 1887-S is one of the common dates of the series and it is easily obtained in any condition including choice uncirculated.