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SERIES: Liberty Head $5 1839-1908
LEVEL: Year, MintMark, & Major Variety

1847 $5 (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS63+

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62
PCGS #:
8231
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
8.24 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
915,981
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$110,000 • MS65 • 10-1-1997 • David Akers
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 650 R-5.7 106 / 112 TIE 150 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 75 R-8.2 98 / 112 TIE 137 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 5 R-9.7 16 / 112 40 / 218 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade  
3 MS64 PCGS grade  
6 MS63+ PCGS grade  
7 MS63 PCGS grade  
7 MS63 PCGS grade  
7 MS63 PCGS grade  
7 MS63 PCGS grade  
David Akers (1975/88): This date is the most common Half Eagle of the 1840's in all grades and and is one of the four or five most often available No Motto Half Eagles in uncirculated condition. I have seen a fair number of uncs of this date including some superb gems.