Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 753,480
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.07 (4/25/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 $5 MS obverse 1892 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Although usually considered a common date, the 1892 ranks among many condition rarities in the Liberty half eagle series. For all grades, circulated and Mint State, NGC and PCGS have certified over 2,500 examples with an average grade of just 60.8.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/20/2013

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1892 $5 MS
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Base $ 390 400 410 420 455 455 475 485 520 550 565 650 675 1175 2250 4350 7000 24000 - - -
$ 500 515 525 575 600 615 700 725 1450 2500 5175 8300 26500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1947
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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8/21/2001 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21084, 21084/Lot# 4371 $1,050.00
11/29/2004 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1968, 1968/Lot# 2010 $632.50
8/8/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #48, 53/Lot# 1578 $276.00
1/29/2012 NGC MS 65   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1605 $2,645.00
11/25/2012 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/25/2012, 50/Lot# 86136 $1,017.50
8/30/2013 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3422 $1,233.75
9/29/2013 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/29/2013, 94/Lot# 134508 $1,100.00
3/21/2014 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 21 & 23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(2), 1198/Lot# 10634 $2,397.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601246179939025158568494751441222195
2492883293764184414544694865015195436369221430250043205333694711120170060
000000454469486501519543636922143025004320533369471112000
0000004584754905085235596981084161432014739550882111276600
1892 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111112855006026677548111319189540725367949615800263844420011
111119535653462369677398015112620450367431159719328323224420010
00000035653462369677398015112620450367431159719328323224420000
000000428568645725792114917033346493581191369822856382614420000
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Grade: MS 67*
Points: 6947
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 494
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
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