Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 201,060
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $147.14 (9/20/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1903 $2.5 MS obverse 1903 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

When compared to other issues in the long-lived Liberty Quarter Eagle series, the 1903 is a common coin. Still, the original business strike mintage is a not overly generous 201,060 pieces, and survivors are seldom encountered above the Gem grade level.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/1/2013

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1903 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 270 280 315 360 375 375 385 395 405 425 515 630 650 825 900 1675 2100 5450 35000 - -
$ 390 410 415 425 440 540 680 700 885 1000 1850 2300 6000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 5819
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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11/8/2010 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 530, 537/Lot# 433 $2,415.00
1/5/2011 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(5), 1151/Lot# 6749 $2,300.00
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3004, 3004/Lot# 3271 $661.25
9/4/2011 NGC MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19251/Lot# 1109 $1,345.00
9/4/2011 NGC MS 68   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1921 $13,225.00
10/17/2012 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25191 $311.65
7/6/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 173931 $345.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1903 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base327354386420456527556586609624648663705982127114211985246437475466703610025
336364397432479536566593614632653677797107813211609214428914320598980320
000000566593614632653677797107813211609214428914320598900
000000576601619640658691889117413711797230433194893651200
1903 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3894234615005395846076296536706927097521048134515022088258539125747752610772
400435474513554591614637658677697723850114713971697225330274523634086080
000000614637658677697723850114713971697225330274523634000
000000621645664684703737949124614491892241934695135693300
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3747
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 2464
Owner: Paul's
 
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