1889 $5 (Proof)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1907

PCGS #:
8484
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
45
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 30 R-8.9 16 / 42 TIE 34 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 28 R-8.9 16 / 42 TIE 34 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 5 R-9.7 11 / 42 TIE 17 / 60 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 30
60 or Better 28
65 or Better 5
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-8.9
60 or Better R-8.9
65 or Better R-9.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 16 / 42 TIE
60 or Better 16 / 42 TIE
65 or Better 11 / 42 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 34 / 60 TIE
60 or Better 34 / 60 TIE
65 or Better 17 / 60 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR64 PCGS grade
1 PR64 PCGS grade
1 PR64 PCGS grade
4 PR63 PCGS grade
5 PR62 PCGS grade
5 PR62 estimated grade
7 PR61 PCGS grade
8 PR60 PCGS grade
#1 PR64 PCGS grade
#1 PR64 PCGS grade
#1 PR64 PCGS grade
#4 PR63 PCGS grade
#5 PR62 PCGS grade
#5 PR62 estimated grade
#7 PR61 PCGS grade
#8 PR60 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs of this date are very rare, more so than any of the dates that follow. They are also more rare than most of the other proofs of the 1880's including the high priced 1887.