Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 4,000
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $156.54 (8/1/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1882 $2.5 MS obverse 1882 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

4,000 pieces were coined in 1882, and very few survive in any grade today.

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


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1882 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 270 280 315 360 375 375 450 500 565 775 1225 1375 2000 3100 5450 11000 18000 32500 - - -
$ 390 485 535 600 825 1325 1500 2200 3400 6000 12000 20000 37500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 176
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/3/2006 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2006 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Auction #394, 394/Lot# 4865 $920.00
2/22/2007 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2331, 2331/Lot# 1186 $3,360.00
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2305 $6,037.50
3/28/2009 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2009 March Baltimore, MD Signature US Coin Auction #1126, 1126/Lot# 2661 $4,025.00
7/26/2012 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 386 $460.00
1/19/2014 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/19/2014, 185/Lot# 165735 $533.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1882 $2.5 MS
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Base37240443947751570584797410481095116312061393175325253238459153678403120631760026074
3824154514895787528899981063111711771268151320102762368948496379962313908204240
000000889998106311171177126815132010276236894849637996231390800
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1882 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6807317858449039671001103411111162123112781472184726483386478355828312117231681624516
697749804863924978101210591128118512461342159721142894385150496492944913420193820
00000010121059112811851246134215972114289438515049649294491342000
000000102310851145120812621407172223813140431753157402105861511800
1882 $2.5 MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base793851911975104211141151118712741328140614561671208229543752525461099018126311799926077
812871932997106611261163121612921354142215271808237232204252553970781022214420206910
000000116312161292135414221527180823723220425255397078102221442000
000000117512451310138014391599194526633486475358248048114261620900
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 1393
Owner: Beau Newman
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 646
Owner: kanga
 
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