1888 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

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

PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66+

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PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS MS66

PCGS #:
7840
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.00 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
16,001
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 2,000 R-4.6 131 / 147 TIE 131 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 400 R-6.2 123 / 147 123 / 147
65 or Better 15 R-9.3 51 / 147 TIE 51 / 147 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 2,000
60 or Better 400
65 or Better 15
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-4.6
60 or Better R-6.2
65 or Better R-9.3
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 131 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 123 / 147
65 or Better 51 / 147 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 131 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 123 / 147
65 or Better 51 / 147 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66+ PCGS grade
2 MS66 PCGS grade

Heritage 8/2015:6059, $8,225

2 MS66 PCGS grade
4 MS65+ PCGS grade
4 MS65+ PCGS grade
4 MS65+ PCGS grade
7 MS65 PCGS grade
7 MS65 PCGS grade
7 MS65 PCGS grade
7 MS65 PCGS grade
#1 MS66+ PCGS grade
#2 MS66 PCGS grade

Heritage 8/2015:6059, $8,225

#2 MS66 PCGS grade
#4 MS65+ PCGS grade
#4 MS65+ PCGS grade
#4 MS65+ PCGS grade
#7 MS65 PCGS grade
#7 MS65 PCGS grade
#7 MS65 PCGS grade
#7 MS65 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): More common than the 1887 in all grades, particularly choice uncirculated condition. At least as rare as the 1894 and 1895 in choice uncirculated condition.