Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 88,982
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.36 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1844 D $5 MS obverse 1844 D $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1844-D is comparable in rarity to the 1843-D and 1845-D half eagles but it is a bit scarcer in high grades. There are 200-225 pieces known with 38-43 in AU and seven to nine in Uncirculated.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/20/2013

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1844 D $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 950 1175 1325 1650 2500 2500 3750 4250 4850 7100 10250 12850 14750 31000 47500 - - - - - -
$ 2700 4300 4650 5300 8000 11250 13800 16500 34000 52500 - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 218
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 64


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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4/27/2014 AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1204/Lot# 6355


Auction Prices Realized

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2/7/2001 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1404, 1404/Lot# 1829 $712.13
9/6/2004 PCGS VF 30   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1613 $1,495.00
4/9/2007 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2007 Dallas, TX Signature Coin Auction #450, 450/Lot# 1706 $4,600.00
10/11/2010 NGC XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 522, 529/Lot# 630 $1,955.00
8/15/2011 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9386 $1,955.00
1/3/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(7), 1166/Lot# 6344 $7,475.00
1/29/2012 PCGS AU 50   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1504 $2,990.00
1/9/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 7138 $7,050.00
12/5/2013 PCGS VF 30   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1192/Lot# 5010 $1,997.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1844 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1558165818651989223327543194362842084536497052245720604880589667129291761524438250942608027095
1591172719062070240629003338382143174680505453895829671885941075414491198892465625422264180
000000333838214317468050545389582967188594107541449119889246562542200
000000348340144426482551395554593873889130118411605322163248752575100
1844 D $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1293137614631384197627403322378843884726517054355938618681839999133391813025094257642676927803
1320140514631581223029343477398845004874525856026020685187881111214936204512531726099271130
000000347739884500487452585602602068518788111121493620451253172609900
000000363241884613502253465770610375179393122251653322772255402643400
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Grade: MS 64+
Points: 10754
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 6048
Owner: Summer97
 
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