Condition Census

Condition census of the top five examples of each date based upon population reports, auction plates matched with prices realized and personal observation of coins contained in dealer's inventory and private collections.

 

Mint State Condition Census

 

1873

Philadelphia

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS67.  ex Jimmy Hayes Collection.  Resubmitted 3 times in the late 1980's for MS67, so this coin accounts for 3 of the 6 reported MS66's.

  2. Certified MS66

  3. Certified MS66

  4. Certified MS66

  5. Certified MS65

 

Carson City

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS65.  ex Cornelius Vermeule III Collection.  Accounts for NGC MS65 & PCGS MS64

  2. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS64.  ex European Type Set via Dan Ratner.

  3. NGC certified MS64

  4. NGC certified MS64.  ex Legend Collection, ex A.W. Collection as PCGS MS63, ex New England Collection

  5. Certified MS63

 

San Francisco

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS65 - PQ.  ex Stack's 1992 sale.  I compared this coin side by side with the Eliasberg coin and felt this coin was finer.

  2. Eliasberg specimen.  NGC MS67.  Highly lustrous but with serious mint defects on the reverse above the eagle

  3. Certified MS65

  4. Certified MS65

  5. Certified MS65

 

1874

Philadelphia

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS67.  Ex NGC MS66 - should be removed from pop report

  2. Certified MS65

  3. Certified MS65

  4. Certified MS65

  5. Certified MS65

 

Carson City

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS66.  ex Amon Carter Collection.  Stacks 1984, 2001

  2. NGC certified MS65

  3. NGC certified MS65

  4. NGC certified MS65

  5. ex Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS64-PQ

 

San Francisco

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS65.

  2. Eliasberg specimen.  PCGS MS64.  Highly lustrous but with minor mint defects in the obverse field

  3. Certified MS64

  4. Certified MS64

  5. Certified MS64

 

1875

Philadelphia

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS68.  Ex Marc Emory, Fairfield Collection, Heritage ANA 1995

  2. NGC Certified MS67, private collection

  3. Certified MS66

  4. Certified MS66

  5. Certified MS65

 

Carson City

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS66.  ex Amon Carter Collection.  Stacks 1984

  2. NGC certified MS65

  3. NGC certified MS65

  4. Certified MS64

  5. Certified MS64

 

San Francisco

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS68.  ex Amon Carter Collection.  Stacks 1984

  2. Eliasberg specimen.  PCGS MS67.  Highly lustrous , ex Legend Collection

  3. NGC Certified MS67

  4. Certified MS66

  5. Certified MS66

 

S/CC Overmintmark

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS65.

  2. NGC Certified MS65

  3. NGC Certified MS65

  4. PCGS Certified MS64-PQ.  Ex Dr John Wong Collection via Legend Numismatics

  5. Certified MS64

 

1876

Philadelphia

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS67.  Accounts for NGC MS67*

  2. ex: Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS66-PQ

  3. Certified MS66

  4. Certified MS66

  5. Certified MS66

 

Carson City

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS65.  ex Eliasberg Collection where graded MS66.  B&M 1997

  2. NGC certified MS64

  3. NGC certified MS64

  4. NGC certified MS64

  5. NGC certified MS64

 

San Francisco

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS66.  ex Eliasberg Collection where graded MS66.  B&M 1997

  2. Certified MS65

  3. Certified MS65

  4. Certified MS65

  5. Certified MS65

 

1877

Philadelphia

  1. NGC certified MS66

  2. PCGS certified MS65

  3. NGC certified MS65

  4. NGC certified MS65

  5. NGC certified MS65

 

Carson City

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS66.  ex Stacks 1992 Sale

  2. NGC certified MS65

  3. Certified MS64

  4. Certified MS64

  5. Certified MS64

 

San Francisco

  1. Raw - MS69.  Private collection

  2. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS67.

  3. Certified MS66

  4. Certified MS66

  5. Certified MS66

 

1878

Carson City

  1. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS66.  Accounts for NGC MS66.

  2. ex: Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS65.  ex Auction 89,90

  3. NGC certified MS65

  4. Certified MS64

  5. Certified MS64

 

San Francisco

  1. PCGS MS68 ex Knoxville.  ex Heritage ANA 1990 at $66,000

  2. Legend Collection specimen.  PCGS MS67.  ex Heritage ANA 1990 at $50,600

  3. Certified MS66

  4. Certified MS66

  5. Certified MS66