1908 $5 Liberty (Regular Strike)

Series: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908

PCGS MS68

PCGS MS68

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PCGS MS68

PCGS MS68

PCGS MS67+

PCGS MS67+

PCGS #:
8418
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Weight:
8.36 grams
Mintage:
421,874
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 10,000 R-3.0 97 / 106 TIE 209 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 6,000 R-3.8 93 / 106 194 / 218
65 or Better 225 R-6.7 60 / 106 77 / 218
Survival Estimate
All Grades 10,000
60 or Better 6,000
65 or Better 225
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-3.0
60 or Better R-3.8
65 or Better R-6.7
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 97 / 106 TIE
60 or Better 93 / 106
65 or Better 60 / 106
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 209 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 194 / 218
65 or Better 77 / 218

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS68 PCGS grade PCGS #8418 (MS)     68
1 MS68 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade PCGS #8418 (MS)     67
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 estimated grade
PCGS #8418 (MS)     68 #1 MS68 PCGS grade
#1 MS68 PCGS grade
PCGS #8418 (MS)     67 #3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 PCGS grade
#3 MS67 estimated grade
David Akers (1975/88): The 1908 Liberty Head is the last year of this long lived type and is one of the most common dates of the Half Eagle series. Many choice and gem quality examples are available. No proofs were struck of this type in 1908.