Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,397,400
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $296.62 (9/23/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1898 S $5 MS obverse 1898 S $5 MS reverse


  
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1898 S $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 380 390 400 425 450 450 460 470 480 525 535 600 800 1300 2900 11500 21000 32500 86500 - -
$ 455 465 475 485 530 550 625 925 1700 4200 12500 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 645
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 68


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10/1/1993 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Long Beach Bullet #108, 108/Lot# 382 $550.00
1/5/1994 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1994 F.U.N. Bullet Sale #115, 115/Lot# 666 $1,980.00
6/3/1994 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 1994 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #120, 120/Lot# 1186 $165.00
3/25/1996 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 0826, 826/Lot# 824 $200.45
3/13/1999 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1999 Mid Winter ANA Signature Sale #199, 199/Lot# 6691 $2,645.00
12/22/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 312, 318/Lot# 2714 $310.50
11/9/2010 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Online Session, 69/Lot# 11315 $376.05
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1518 $1,322.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1898 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base26530434839845048950251552453254455159778313092585443149707419112281721119444
2783183644154634935065185265365465666599581734320046105786868813222179550
000000506518526536546566659958173432004610578686881322200
0000005105215295405485817211133215938154790660299581521600
1898 S $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11111132055356357258159164083513842710461761319631152782444839432
11111107397556566575584607705101818263345512172971151318334294420
00000039755656657558460770510181826334551217297115131833400
00000047555956957858762377012012268398156268464133952139100
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3200
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1568
Owner: smarks
 
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