S.S. Central America: 1857-S $5 PCGS AU58 (Gold Foil Label, With Box)

Scarce Shipwreck Find

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S.S. Central America: 1857-S $5 PCGS AU58 (Gold Foil Label, With Box)

DLRC #: 1741993 // PCGS #: 8275

Popular but scarce shipwreck recovery item with light original maroon tones on the obverse.

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $5 Liberty Gold
  • Type Liberty head, no motto
  • Years for Type 1839-1866
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Half eagle
  • Mint Location San Francisco
  • Designer Christian Gobrecht
  • Composition 90% gold; 10% copper
  • Weight 8.359g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 87,000
Title Price Realized Date Sold
1857-S $5 NGC MS61 $6,750.00 07/16/2007
1857-S $5 ANACS AU55 Details (Cleaned) $425.00 05/15/2006
1857-S $5 ICG AU53 $833.00 07/24/2008
1857-S $5 NGC XF45 $625.00 07/21/2004
1857-S $5 ANACS XF40 $450.00 10/17/2005