Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Gold G$2.5 1877S Gold G$2.5 1877-S
Liberty
MS63 PCGS
08703080

Choice $2150 Low Mintage, Light Orange-Gold, Frosty Cartwheels, Choice Surfaces, Lizard King Collection. 1877 San Francisco struck $2.5 gold amounted to 35,400 pieces. At this point, survival rates are improving with availability in AU. Mint State populations see a drop-off especially in MS63 or better. On this 1877-S example, superb eye appeal results from the interplay between frosty cartwheel luster and peach colored light orange-gold surfaces. Cartwheels are impressive during bright light review. Strike is complete on both sides. I'm tempted to call a JUST BUY IT NOW recommendation on this lovely piece from the Lizard Collection. Housed in PCGS Gen 4.4 (2005-2011) holder.