1895-S $5 (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS64

PCGS MS64

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PCGS MS63+

PCGS MS63+

PCGS MS63

PCGS MS63

PCGS #:
8391
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
112,000
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 750 R-5.5 46 / 106 TIE 155 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 25 R-9.0 32 / 106 TIE 120 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 7 / 106 TIE 18 / 218 TIE
Survival Estimate
All Grades 750
60 or Better 25
65 or Better 2
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-5.5
60 or Better R-9.0
65 or Better R-9.9
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 46 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 32 / 106 TIE
65 or Better 7 / 106 TIE
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 155 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 120 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 18 / 218 TIE

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade
2 MS65 estimated grade
2 MS65 estimated grade
4 MS64 PCGS grade
4 MS64 estimated grade
6 MS63 PCGS grade
6 MS63 PCGS grade
6 MS63 PCGS grade
6 MS63 PCGS grade
6 MS63 estimated grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#2 MS65 estimated grade
#2 MS65 estimated grade
#4 MS64 PCGS grade
#4 MS64 estimated grade
#6 MS63 PCGS grade
#6 MS63 PCGS grade
#6 MS63 PCGS grade
#6 MS63 PCGS grade
#6 MS63 estimated grade
David Akers (1975/88): Despite its considerably higher mintage, the 1895-S appeared in my survey just as infrequently as the rare and underrated 1894-S. Most known specimens are well worn with VF to EF being typical. AU examples are very rare and strictly uncirculated ones are extremely rare.