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SERIES: Capped Bust $5 1820-1833
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1825/1 $5 (Proof)



Image courtesy of the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution
PCGS #:
8145
Diameter:
25.00 millimeters
Designer:
Robert Scot & John Reich
Weight:
8.75 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
3
Metal Content:
91.7% Gold, 8.3% Copper
 
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1,000,000
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 2 R-9.9 4 / 5 TIE 5 / 8 TIE
60 or Better 2 R-9.9 4 / 5 TIE 5 / 8 TIE
65 or Better 2 R-9.9 4 / 5 TIE 6 / 8 TIE
Condition Census (Explain)
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR65 estimated grade  

Lorin G. Parmelee - New York Coin & Stamp Co. 6/1890:957 - Charles Steigerwalt - William H. Woodin - Waldo C. Newcomer - Col. E.H.R. Green - Col. Flanagan Collection - Stack's 3/1944:1100 - Stack's “J.F. Bell” 11/1944:346 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. -  Sale (Stack's “H.R. Lee” 10/1947:1243 - King Farouk of Edypt - Sotheby's “Palace Collection 2/1954:240 - Dr. Wilkison - Mocatta Metals

David Akers considered this specimen a true proof.

1 PR65 estimated grade   Smithsonian
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 PR65 estimated grade  

Lorin G. Parmelee - New York Coin & Stamp Co. 6/1890:957 - Charles Steigerwalt - William H. Woodin - Waldo C. Newcomer - Col. E.H.R. Green - Col. Flanagan Collection - Stack's 3/1944:1100 - Stack's “J.F. Bell” 11/1944:346 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. -  Sale (Stack's “H.R. Lee” 10/1947:1243 - King Farouk of Edypt - Sotheby's “Palace Collection 2/1954:240 - Dr. Wilkison - Mocatta Metals

David Akers considered this specimen a true proof.

1 PR65 estimated grade   Smithsonian

David Hall: There are only two proofs known of this date. One example is in the Smithsonian and the other is in the Harry Bass Collection.