Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 88
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $299.69 (9/16/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1890 $5 PF obverse 1890 $5 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

When one thinks of 1890 fives it is most often the elusive (4,240 minted) business strikes that come to mind. However, proofs are very rare and seldom seen. Only 88 pieces were originally struck.

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1890 $5 PF
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1890 $5 PF Cameo
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1890 $5 PF Ultra Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 25
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 67


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7/26/2003 NGC PF 66   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 10382 $37,200.00
5/25/2008 PCGS PF 65   Ultra Cameo Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4443 $35,650.00
9/4/2011 PCGS PF 65   Ultra Cameo Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 2044 $31,050.00
1/3/2012 PCGS PF 61   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(7), 1166/Lot# 6411 $5,175.00
1/8/2014 PCGS PF 64   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1201/Lot# 5464 $24,675.00


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NGC Registry Score 1890 $5 PF
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1890 $5 PF Cameo
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1890 $5 PF Ultra Cameo
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