Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head Five Cents (1883-1913)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 16,256,532
Catalog: KM-112
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.00 Grams
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1890 5C MS obverse 1890 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is one of the more challenging dates to find with a full strike. The coin illustrated, despite its incomplete stars and numerous cracks, is actually superior to most Mint State survivors. Gems are elusive for this date, and this is especially true of those having sharp strikes, as this is not necessarily a component of certified grading.

Only one repunched date variety is known for 1890, but it's intriguing enough to be included in The Cherrypickers' Guide and is also recognized by NGC under its VarietyPlus Service.

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Last Updated: 2/25/2014

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1890 5C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 8.50 17.50 29.00 45.00 68.00 68.00 105 115 125 145 170 215 230 260 355 1125 3800 - - - -
$ 75.00 115 125 135 165 200 225 245 285 450 1625 10000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 327
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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4/22/1999 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Milwaukee (CSNS) #200, 200/Lot# 5651 $862.50
8/23/2000 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1350, 1350/Lot# 1067 $174.40
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 1344 $1,437.50
10/16/2006 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 109, 114/Lot# 190 $132.25
2/24/2010 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Online Session, 40/Lot# 5093 $126.50
5/8/2011 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131120/Lot# 22639 $276.00
7/12/2012 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(4), 1172/Lot# 7609 $184.00
6/29/2014 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 147427 $875.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1890 5C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2837547298131175220265295339366386409517933154222333817682079609234
314260801091451902352753093483723934456551136177227614818720083840
0000001902352753093483723934456551136177227614818720000
0000002052502853243573794014817941339200232895819758000
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 2233
Owner: NMK8104
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 2233
Owner: Old Pueblo Collection
 
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