1887 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE
PCGS No: 8482
Circulation strikes: 0
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (8.24 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of Heritage
Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - Trompeter collection.
PCGS Proof-64. Ex - Superior Galleries
"Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot 3720,
sold for $48,300.00
PCGS Proof-64. Ex - Bowers and
Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV
Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 552, illustrated, sold for
$41,400.00 Purchased from Stanley
Kesselman, August 18, 1969
EF or better. Ex- Stack's "The
September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1571 @$120.75
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-65's.
The finest Proof Cameo
example graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-64.
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial
Coins" by Walter Breen
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service