1892 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE
PCGS Nos: 8379, 8487
Circulation strikes: 753,480
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, 2003, Lot 3600, sold for $9,200.00
PCGS Proof-63. Ex - Bowers and
Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV
Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 557, illustrated, sold for $9,775.00
Purchased from Abe
Kosoff, April 24, 1972
NGC MS-63. Ex - Bowers and Merena
Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2377
PCGS MS-63. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer
2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9017, not
plated, sold for $488.75
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.
The finest Proof example
graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.
The finest Proof Cameo example
graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-66.
"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