Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,708,802
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.36 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1881 $5 MS obverse 1881 $5 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/20/2013

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1881 $5 MS
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Base $ 390 400 410 420 455 455 475 485 520 550 565 650 675 875 1425 4100 12500 - - - -
$ 500 515 525 575 600 615 700 725 975 1550 4500 14000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 15961
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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4/27/2014 MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 10980
4/27/2014 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 10982


Auction Prices Realized

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9/22/1997 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 0982, 982/Lot# 1981 $232.10
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 470 $276.00
5/8/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 245, 251/Lot# 6195 $253.00
7/8/2012 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/08/2012, 30/Lot# 62012 $607.20
7/10/2012 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction - US and World Lots - Internet Only Sessions, 174/Lot# 13410 $472.65
12/5/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(6), 1192/Lot# 9581 $587.50
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6748 $3,525.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601159155831493375483770481042911980
249288329376418441454469486501519543636893129220883224386255748175109460
00000045446948650151954363689312922088322438625574817500
000000458475490508523559698102614252618329943496311930200
1881 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111140912855005195325515656158111229164432943662529977911162717591
11113740995356506523538555581680950136721943416420761299069136150
00000035650652353855558168095013672194341642076129906900
0000004285125275445605987451089150527443539475369601034800
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3817
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3149
Owner: Summer97
 
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