Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 144,700
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.89 (7/24/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1878 S $5 MS obverse 1878 S $5 MS reverse


  
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1878 S $5 MS
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Base $ 380 390 400 450 500 500 515 525 600 625 750 1000 1550 5200 7750 37500 - - - - -
$ 510 520 530 625 675 800 1100 2100 5900 10300 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 466
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 64


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8/9/2014 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8589


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9/24/1999 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1999 September Long Beach Sale #212, 212/Lot# 6716 $2,760.00
2/7/2001 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21022, 21022/Lot# 2319 $235.00
1/12/2005 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 9058 $4,370.00
7/23/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 161, 166/Lot# 2094 $425.50
1/31/2010 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2805, 2805/Lot# 2960 $3,795.00
10/23/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131144/Lot# 20726 $488.75
2/22/2013 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 8077 $534.63
6/23/2013 PCGS AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/23/2013, 80/Lot# 121643 $409.20


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1878 S $5 MS
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Base2372753143604095156026848409331060113813031865305742176393971414945232612604229062
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000000629736871975108611931490226234434942750011457177172418800
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1878 S $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 4217
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1865
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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