Coin Specifications

Category: Classic Head $2.50 (1834-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 547,986
Catalog: KM-56
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.8990
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1208oz
Melt Value: $147.18 (10/1/2014)
Diameter: 18.2mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1836 $2.5 MS obverse 1836 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1836 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 340 375 400 575 840 840 1250 1300 1600 2425 3400 3600 5400 11000 15000 55000 - - - - -
$ 925 1300 1425 1750 2600 3500 3850 6000 12000 16500 62500 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1386
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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10/13/2014 AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8831


Auction Prices Realized

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1/14/2001 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1395, 1395/Lot# 1296 $870.38
3/20/2003 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2003 Charlotte ANA National Money Signature Sale #316, 316/Lot# 6192 $1,006.25
7/17/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 266, 272/Lot# 6087 $2,300.00
1/29/2012 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1151 $3,450.00
2/2/2012 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 February 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1167/Lot# 4625 $4,312.50
8/11/2013 NGC Details VG Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/11/2013, 87/Lot# 131553 $313.50
6/4/2014 PCGS Genuine UNC   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1206/Lot# 9445 $822.50
8/6/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 11038 $1,527.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1836 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3336096848911021113814721658190320482233275435644935661679608849284494697777920
332056347539341060124915341739195121092406302440215495706482561538234625572910
000000106012491534173919512109240630244021549570648256153823462500
000000109913601596182119992171258032944478605575128552219154080100
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 3564
Owner: The Artist's Collection
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 2525
Owner: HalfCentsAndMore
 
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