1885-S $5 PCGS MS65 ex: D.L. Hansen

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1885-S $5 PCGS MS65 ex: D.L. Hansen

DLRC #: 1827261 // PCGS #: 8368

An underrated date in the series, it becomes tougher than a type coin in gem condition as relatively fewer gem examples survived. The number one set retains the second-finest example for the date, a MS66.

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $5 Liberty Gold
  • Type Liberty head, with motto
  • Years for Type 1866-1908
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Half eagle
  • Mint Location San Francisco
  • Designer Christian Gobrecht
  • Composition 90% gold; 10% copper
  • Weight 8.359g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 1,211,500
Title Price Realized Date Sold
1885-S $5 PCGS MS64 $1,400.00 07/16/2007
1885-S $5 PCGS MS64 $1,642.00 05/17/2007
1885-S $5 PCGS MS63 $515.00 05/13/2019
1885-S $5 PCGS/CAC MS63 $650.00 07/25/2016
1885-S $5 PCGS/CAC MS63 $625.00 12/21/2015