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SERIES: Capped Bust $2 1/2 1808-1834
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1830 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65+

PCGS MS65
PCGS #:
7670
Diameter:
18.20 millimeters
Designer:
William Kneass
Weight:
4.37 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
4,540
Metal Content:
91.7% Gold, 8.3% Copper
Auction Record:
$52,500 • MS65 • 3-1-1980 • Bowers & Ruddy
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 137 R-7.6 5 / 6 TIE 10 / 12 TIE
60 or Better 65 R-8.3 5 / 6 11 / 12
65 or Better 10 R-9.5 4 / 6 9 / 12
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65+ PCGS grade  
1 MS65+ PCGS grade  
2 MS65 PCGS grade

William J. Jenks Collection - W. Elliot Woodward 6/1883:656 - George Massamore - T. Harrison Garrett Collection - Robert Garrett Collection - John Work Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 3/1980:749 - Numismatic Investments of Florida (Martin Haber) - American Numismatic Rarities 6/2005:1006 - D. Brent Pogue Collection

2 MS65 PCGS grade  
2 MS65 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS65+ PCGS grade  
1 MS65+ PCGS grade  
2 MS65 PCGS grade

William J. Jenks Collection - W. Elliot Woodward 6/1883:656 - George Massamore - T. Harrison Garrett Collection - Robert Garrett Collection - John Work Garrett Collection - Johns Hopkins University Collection - Bowers & Ruddy 3/1980:749 - Numismatic Investments of Florida (Martin Haber) - American Numismatic Rarities 6/2005:1006 - D. Brent Pogue Collection

2 MS65 PCGS grade  
2 MS65 PCGS grade  
2 MS65 PCGS grade  
7 MS64 PCGS grade
7 MS64 PCGS grade  
7 MS64 PCGS grade  
7 MS64 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): The 1830 is a very scarce date (as are all of the six dates of this type), but I have seen a fair number of extremely choice specimens in the MS65 class. Like the 1829 and 1831, the 1830 is usually well struck, at least more so than the typical 1832, 1833 or 1834.