1894 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE
PCGS Nos: 8387, 8489, 88489,
Circulation strikes: 957,880
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (8.24 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of Heritage
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.
The finest Proof example
graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.
The finest Cameo Proof
example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-64.
The finest Deep Cameo Proof
examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRDC-64's.
Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - Trompeter collection.
NGC Proof-64 Cameo. Ex –
Auctions by Bowers & Merena, Inc. "Rarities Sale", January 7, 2003, Lot
686, illustrated - American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,”
July 25, 2003, Lot
726, illustrated, sold for $13,800.00 Ex - From David Aker's sale
of the John Pittman Collection, October 1997, Lot 1061. Purchased by
Pittman from Pine Tree's GENA Sale, September 1973, Lot 512.
Proof-62. Ex - Bowers and
Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV
Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 562, illustrated, sold for $6,900.00
From Quality Sales
Corporation's sale of September 1973, Lot 1206
PCGS MS-64. Ex - Ira &
Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California
Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 944, sold for $2,300.00
About Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame
Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1138, not plated, sold for $126.50
"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