Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 214,130
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $161.96 (7/13/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1857 $2.5 MS obverse 1857 $2.5 MS reverse


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1857 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 280 290 325 360 370 370 375 380 400 435 540 700 800 1425 3400 7900 12500 - 58500 - -
$ 400 415 420 435 480 590 775 875 1575 3750 8600 15275 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 447
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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2/28/2005 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2007, 2007/Lot# 1978 $209.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1310 $345.00
11/3/2005 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2005 November Dallas, TX Signature Auction #388, 388/Lot# 3910 $690.00
2/10/2008 NGC MS 61   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2300 $356.50
7/31/2009 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2009 August Los Angeles, CA US Coin Auction #1128, 1128/Lot# 2394 $9,775.00
8/15/2011 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9224 $2,185.00
9/25/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(8), 1189/Lot# 9477 $381.88
5/18/2014 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 193673 $335.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1857 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base342372404439477539586631697739800838908117319692807420255578131120791820018979
35238241545149755460165371175981286199614382248327246536415944714119184590
0000006016537117598128619961438224832724653641594471411900
000000616675725779825884108417032527373751057273107631615900
1857 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5325756156808318949009059931050113011811515153721693216474856415970631366707042
54658863673085289690193410121076114712921522174725183726504557506084643267940
00000090193410121076114712921522174725183726504557506084643200
00000090396310311103116414031529195828674237534358606198655100
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 1173
Owner: Endds
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1173
Owner: FredFred
 
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