Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 55,200
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $154.93 (8/23/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1873 CLOSED 3 $2.5 MS obverse 1873 CLOSED 3 $2.5 MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®


Click on a coin to see VarietyPlus details.

Description & Analysis

One of 55,200 Closed 3 business strikes that were produced, most survivors being in VF or XF grades. Mint State coins are elusive.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/1/2013

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1873 CLOSED 3 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 270 280 315 360 375 375 385 395 425 450 540 765 800 1175 1700 5900 15000 - - - -
$ 390 410 415 450 475 570 800 850 1275 1900 6500 16500 - -
NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 579
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/8/1996 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 0804, 804/Lot# 863 $764.88
10/7/1996 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 0882, 882/Lot# 1895 $448.38
4/6/2004 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24042, 24042/Lot# 11416 $606.05
3/5/2007 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 129, 134/Lot# 1817 $609.50
8/5/2008 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #28082, 28082/Lot# 22630 $546.25
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1908 $1,667.50
2/3/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 98676 $331.10
7/11/2014 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3490, 6041/Lot# 20647 $690.90


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1873 CLOSED 3 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3423724044394775516427258178749541005106612711707255533244550640291631333213951
3523824154515015816697558369009711025113414161989281137325167732210552135380
000000669755836900971102511341416198928113732516773221055200
000000697786855927988104512021561227230674141578482421194200
1873 CLOSED 3 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base53958462972986311931505176226443071359138854491477157716382674271167506791283348772
55459966277397312971590205627863244368940874584510459746502686672467641805284800
0000001590205627863244368940874584510459746502686672467641805200
0000001676235029283417378742894677543761786622699173767776819300
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 61
Points: 1066
Owner: ddr70
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 954
Owner: American Freedom
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer