Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 302,200
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $292.34 (10/1/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1905 $5 MS obverse 1905 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of 302,308 coins, this issue is not a rarity, but it is also not a common issue, but rather one of those in-between issues that does not bring much of a premium, but at the same time is elusive.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/9/2014

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1905 $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 380 390 400 425 450 450 460 470 480 525 535 600 625 825 1400 4250 8750 25000 - - -
$ 455 465 475 485 530 550 615 700 900 1750 5200 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2655
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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10/13/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1210/Lot# 4322
10/13/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1210/Lot# 4383
10/13/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 9116
10/13/2014 MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 9115


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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2/2/2000 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1266, 1266/Lot# 2058 $791.25
2/8/2000 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #20023, 20023/Lot# 3246 $220.00
2/21/2002 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2002 February Long Beach Signature Sale #284, 284/Lot# 6833 $3,680.00
6/6/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #41, 45/Lot# 879 $345.00
9/10/2006 NGC MS 68   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2105 $27,025.00
3/25/2012 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3247, 3247/Lot# 2362 $450.00
12/9/2012 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/09/2012, 52/Lot# 89356 $759.00
4/1/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 8093 $881.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1905 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601159150529103783592279001185118017
249288329376418441454469486501519543636893127419733201449665819217139060
00000045446948650151954363689312741973320144966581921700
0000004584754905085235596981026138924413492520972401053400
1905 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2582983393894424714845005195325515656158111229158930473948615381861223618542
271311355406451475489506523538555581680950134920753347468368309536143380
00000048950652353855558168095013492075334746836830953600
0000004945125275445605987451089146925613647541875081088600
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 3783
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 760
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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