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

1833 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS66+

PCGS MS66

PCGS AU58
PCGS #:
7673
Diameter:
18.20 millimeters
Designer:
William Kneass
Weight:
4.37 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
4,160
Metal Content:
91.7% Gold, 8.3% Copper
Auction Record:
$124,998 • NGC MS67 • 8-1-2002 • Superior Galleries
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 97 R-8.0 2 / 6 6 / 12
60 or Better 30 R-8.9 2 / 6 7 / 12
65 or Better 4 R-9.8 2 / 6 5 / 12 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66+ PCGS grade

Goldbergs 9/1999:1669, $115,000 - Superior 3/2000:722 - Superior 8/2002:1900, $124,998 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 9/2015:2056, $176,250

1 MS66 PCGS grade

James A. Stack, Sr. Collection - Stack's 10/1994:849 - Silvano DiGenova - Great Lakes Collection - Larry Hanks, sold privately in 2000 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 9/2015:2057, $129,250

1 MS66 PCGS grade  
3 MS66 estimated grade  
5 MS65 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66+ PCGS grade

Goldbergs 9/1999:1669, $115,000 - Superior 3/2000:722 - Superior 8/2002:1900, $124,998 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 9/2015:2056, $176,250

1 MS66 PCGS grade

James A. Stack, Sr. Collection - Stack's 10/1994:849 - Silvano DiGenova - Great Lakes Collection - Larry Hanks, sold privately in 2000 - D. Brent Pogue Collection - Stack's/Bowers & Sotheby's 9/2015:2057, $129,250

1 MS66 PCGS grade  
3 MS66 estimated grade  
5 MS65 PCGS grade  
5 MS65 estimated grade  
7 MS64 PCGS grade  
8 MS63 PCGS grade  
8 MS63 PCGS grade  
8 MS63 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): Except for the extremely rare 1834, the 1833 is the rarest date of this type. Gem specimens are particularly elusive, much more so than the dates from 1829 to 1832.