Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 298,400
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $312.27 (8/21/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 S $5 MS obverse 1892 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Most extant representatives of this S-mint delivery grade no higher than MS 62.

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1892 S $5 MS
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Base $ 380 390 400 425 485 485 500 525 575 625 775 875 1150 2350 4750 - - - - - -
$ 495 515 550 600 675 825 975 1300 2950 5350 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 429
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/8/1998 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1039, 1039/Lot# 2048 $580.25
8/4/2001 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2001 Atlanta, GA Bullet Sale #268, 268/Lot# 1430 $189.75
11/21/2002 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2002 November Santa Clara Signature Sale #304, 304/Lot# 7632 $2,415.00
10/4/2004 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #14, 18/Lot# 316 $299.00
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1488 $1,725.00
12/11/2011 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131151/Lot# 24783 $759.00
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(5), 1171/Lot# 10516 $747.50
2/22/2013 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 8087 $518.18


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 S $5 MS
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Base24828532737242346352758670978388694910211271269930094545670910051152631730919551
2602993423894364845466277338179079731104174728023521526678231178815945180560
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000000566668758851928997118722232905403359878937135251662700
1892 S $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3521
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: VF 25
Points: 423
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
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