Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 939,000
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $294.68 (9/22/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1902 S $5 MS obverse 1902 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

David Akers in his monograph on half eagles notes that 'many Choice and Gem quality specimens are available,' but few of them could aspire to the MS67 grade designation, something attested to by the NGC Census Report data for the issue.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/9/2014

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1902 S $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 380 390 400 425 450 450 460 470 480 525 535 600 625 800 1375 2900 6500 23000 75000 - -
$ 455 465 475 485 530 550 615 700 975 1950 3350 7950 37500 -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2541
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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10/13/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 9813
10/13/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 9812


Auction Prices Realized

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5/23/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #40, 44/Lot# 680 $276.00
9/10/2006 NGC MS 63   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2094 $1,035.00
4/9/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 Dallas, TX Signature Coin Auction #450, 450/Lot# 1770 $1,495.00
9/2/2012 PCGS MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 20038/Lot# 1071 $2,574.00
9/12/2012 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 3346, 3346/Lot# 2490 $500.00
2/22/2013 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 4233 $2,115.00
8/25/2013 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/25/2013, 89/Lot# 116785 $414.70
8/5/2014 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8656 $411.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1902 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601159150527893639556374881116816892
249288329376418441454469486501519543636893127419333072428062048714130760
00000045446948650151954363689312741933307242806204871400
000000458475490508523559698102613892361335549216846994100
1902 S $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111112855005195325515656158111229158929223800578384271281919744
1111195356506523538555581680950134920333214446166649891151270
00000035650652353855558168095013492033321444616664989100
0000004285125275445605987451089146924773507512275451135500
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 5563
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 760
Owner: Clay
 
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