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

1898 $5 (Regular Strike)

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PCGS MS66

PCGS MS63

PCGS MS62
PCGS #:
8396
Diameter:
21.65 millimeters
Designer:
Christian Gobrecht
Weight:
8.24 grams
Edge:
Reeded
Mintage:
633,420
Metal Content:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Auction Record:
$18,800 • PCGS MS66 • 2-13-2014 • Legend Rare Coin Auctions
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Rarity and Survival Estimates (Explain)
Grades Survival
Estimate 
Numismatic
Rarity 
Relative Rarity
By Type 
Relative Rarity
By Series 
All Grades 3,500 R-4.3 80 / 106 TIE 192 / 218 TIE
60 or Better 800 R-5.4 67 / 106 TIE 168 / 218 TIE
65 or Better 5 R-9.7 25 / 106 TIE 40 / 218 TIE
Condition Census (Explain) Show more rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 estimated grade  
1 MS66 estimated grade  
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
Condition Census (Explain) Show fewer rows
Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 estimated grade  
1 MS66 estimated grade  
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
4 MS65 PCGS grade  
4 MS65 estimated grade  
4 MS65 estimated grade  
4 MS65 estimated grade  

David Akers (1975/88): The 1898 is a common date in all grades and it is easily obtained in choice uncirculated condition.