Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Charlotte
Mintage: 10,220
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $156.05 (8/20/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1849 C $2.5 MS obverse 1849 C $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In terms of rarity, this date falls in the middle of the Charlotte issues, with a small mintage of 10,200 pieces. In mint condition, this date is a great rarity.

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1849 C $2.5 MS
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Base $ 850 900 1250 1650 2550 2550 4650 5250 7200 11000 19500 24500 45000 65000 90000 125000 - - - - -
$ 2850 5000 5700 8600 12500 22500 27000 50000 71000 100000 135000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 90
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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1/25/2004 NGC AU 50   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 3120 $3,450.00
3/8/2009 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #69033, 69033/Lot# 63559 $3,500.00
11/1/2009 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2765, 2765/Lot# 2857 $6,440.00
1/29/2012 PCGS XF 45   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1191 $2,415.00
7/26/2012 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 12216 $6,382.50
2/23/2014 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/23/2014, 182/Lot# 171532 $4,959.90


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 C $2.5 MS
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Base12581340142615151609204833654202513556286254661671988515941516590238753491551839535225524557009
12851368145515461755248736444513529958366374681076378815118061901827555405565240054096558330
0000003644451352995836637468107637881511806190182755540556524005409600
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1849 C $2.5 MS Prooflike
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Base13331418150716001697215435184381534258516494686674658817974017083245213577052982546935644458235
13611447153816321849260838054701551160656618706579159124121871956228270415075355255276570410
0000003805470155116065661870657915912412187195622827041507535525527600
0000004093502156816279674272658366943214635220413202047244541225586000
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