Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,405,500
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 (9/18/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1900 $5 MS obverse 1900 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1900 Liberty half eagle is popular as the first date of the millennium, from a large mintage of 1.4 million pieces. The date is not difficult to locate in Mint State but, to quote Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth, 'Any U.S. gold coin in superb condition is very rare.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/9/2014

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1900 $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 380 390 400 425 450 450 460 470 480 525 535 600 625 775 1100 2900 6750 26000 - - -
$ 455 465 475 485 530 550 615 700 850 1650 3500 7850 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 15605
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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3/6/2006 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 77, 82/Lot# 1129 $230.00
9/27/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 September Long Beach, CA Signature Coin Auction #446, 446/Lot# 3488 $1,380.00
6/17/2010 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 3695 $511.75
9/19/2010 NGC MS 62   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 2902 $546.25
12/16/2011 NGC MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19430/Lot# 1065 $2,106.00
4/29/2012 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3267, 3267/Lot# 2270 $517.50
3/24/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131314/Lot# 21473 $446.50
7/14/2013 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/14/2013, 83/Lot# 108400 $632.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1900 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601159150527893639477269481027315411
249288329376418441454469486501519543636893127419333072401654978056119850
00000045446948650151954363689312741933307240165497805600
000000458475490508523559698102613892361335543946222916400
1900 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2582983393894424714845005195325515656158111229158929223800496872071061915878
271311355406451475489506523538555581680950134920333214418957148344123720
00000048950652353855558168095013492033321441895714834400
000000494512527544560598745108914692477350745786460948100
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 3639
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1505
Owner: darktone
 
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