1927 $2.50 AU58 Certification #19837273, PCGS #7951

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88)

The 1927 is similar in overall rarity to the 1926 and can be obtained without much difficulty in MS-65 or lower condition. Gem quality specimens are available from time to time but certainly cannot be found in any great quantity. As with all the Pratt $2.5 and $5 issues, there is a dramatic drop-off in availability above MS-65 condition, and, for all practical purposes, superb quality examples, although they certainly do exist, are virtually unobtainable.

Like the 1926 and the other late Philadelphia Mint issues, the 1927 is usually very well struck with very good lustre and color. The color is similar to the 1926; that is, specimens range from light rose gold to a richer greenish gold. Along with the 1926, this issue is generally the most attractive of the series in high grade.
PCGS #
7951
Designer
Bela Lyon Pratt
Edge
Reeded
Diameter
18.00 millimeters
Weight
4.18 grams
Mintage
388000
Metal
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Pop Higher
10771
Pop Lower
378
Region
The United States of America
Price Guide
PCGS Population
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Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades
65 or Better 50833 R-2.4 11 / 15 TIE 11 / 15 TIE
All Grades 38333 R-2.6 11 / 15 TIE 11 / 15 TIE
60 or Better 1100 R-4.9 12 / 15 TIE 12 / 15 TIE
65 or Better 50833
All Grades 38333
60 or Better 1100
65 or Better R-2.4
All Grades R-2.6
60 or Better R-4.9
65 or Better 11 / 15 TIE
All Grades 11 / 15 TIE
60 or Better 12 / 15 TIE
65 or Better 11 / 15 TIE
All Grades 11 / 15 TIE
60 or Better 12 / 15 TIE

Condition Census Learn More

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
1 MS66 PCGS grade
MS66 PCGS grade #1 MS66 PCGS grade
MS66 PCGS grade #1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade
#1 MS66 PCGS grade