Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 172,400
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.36 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1902 $5 MS obverse 1902 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1902 half eagle, with a business-strike mintage of 172,400 pieces, is by no means a rare coin, but is far more elusive than the most common dates of the type (Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth, 2006). This is especially true at the Gem level of preservation.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/20/2013

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1902 $5 MS
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Base $ 390 400 410 420 455 455 475 485 520 550 565 650 665 765 1750 4800 8200 26000 - - -
$ 500 515 525 575 600 615 700 715 835 2000 5250 11000 30000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1412
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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4/27/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11042
4/27/2014 AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11041


Auction Prices Realized

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5/27/2008 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #28061, 28061/Lot# 21390 $805.00
9/28/2010 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2933, 2933/Lot# 1270 $426.00
3/31/2011 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6595 $4,025.00
1/29/2012 NGC MS 63   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1653 $718.75
1/6/2013 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/06/2013, 56/Lot# 94265 $534.60
11/1/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1191/Lot# 8622 $499.38
11/24/2013 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 779, 788/Lot# 689 $1,400.00
12/8/2013 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/08/2013, 104/Lot# 148307 $375.10


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1902 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601159153729603919509674801114416836
249288329376418441454469486501519543636893128520113279431158908701130410
00000045446948650151954363689312852011327943115890870100
000000458475490508523559698102614112485359947036685992200
1902 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2582983393894424714845005195325515656158111229162230994089530377541151217335
271311355406451475489506523538555581680950136021143429449361209006134530
00000048950652353855558168095013602114342944936120900600
0000004945125275445605987451089149126063759489869371025900
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 1159
Owner: ryanrph
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 760
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
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