Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,488
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $324.05 (7/13/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1874 $5 MS obverse 1874 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Only 3,488 business strikes and 20 proofs were struck.

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1874 $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 390 400 410 775 1575 1575 2550 3000 4000 5900 11750 14000 19000 27500 - - - - - - -
$ 1650 2850 3300 4500 6750 - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 57
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 62


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/27/2002 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2002 July New York, NY Signature Sale #296, 296/Lot# 9182 $9,487.50
12/3/2006 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2294, 2294/Lot# 2310 $4,368.00
9/14/2008 NGC AU 58   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1477 $3,565.00
10/13/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 4931 $4,312.50
7/12/2012 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1172/Lot# 4897 $6,325.00
5/4/2014 NGC AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 189468 $1,983.17


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1874 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base72781190310021110190724712910369741114633493553675922668511541163752362434630383484235446662
7558419361038137520952617317238354285473350795552617683031315218791272923586939683437900
000000261731723835428547335079555261768303131521879127292358693968300
000000276334343973445948345223573764309922147632120730961371084101800
1874 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111112154304738604287482551375582615369389218116311495119583111
1111171824513318400244664929528557726414769810022127371649519583110
00000024513318400244664929528557726414769810022127371649519583100
00000027493589414446455033543359626676845810826138441803919583100
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4633
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4633
Owner: Summer97
 
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