1878-CC $5 AU50 Certification #15304805, PCGS #8346

Owner's Comments

Allen Rowe Northern Nevada Coin

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88)

After the 1870-CC, the 1878-CC is the rarest Carson City Half Mint Half Eagle, and in my survey, the 1878-CC actually appeared less often (32 times compared to 37) than the 1870-CC.
Diameter
21.65 millimeters
Designer
Christian Gobrecht
Edge
Reeded
Mintage
9054
Weight
8.36 grams
Metal Content
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
11
Pop Lower
52
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 97 R-8.0 18 / 106 TIE 51 / 218 TIE
All Grades 0 R-10.1 1 / 106 1 / 218
60 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 106 1 / 218

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS62 estimated grade
2 AU58 PCGS grade AU58 PCGS grade

Charlie Tuppen Collection - J.J. Teaparty -  Bowers & Merena 7/2002 615 - Richard Jewell Collection - American Numismatic Rarities 3/2005:710 - Heritage 3/2014:10631, $47,000

2 AU58 PCGS grade

Heritage 5/2007:2303 - Heritage 1/2011:5120 - Rusty Goe, 1/2011 - Battle Born Collection. - Stack’s/Bowers 8/2012:11009, $43,125

2 AU58 PCGS grade
2 AU58 PCGS grade