Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $157.87 (7/28/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS obverse 1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 280 290 325 360 385 385 475 550 650 725 1450 1700 2000 4000 7900 13500 22000 - - - -
$ 410 525 600 725 800 1600 1900 2200 4400 8750 14500 24000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 43
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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6/3/1994 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 1994 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #120, 120/Lot# 923 $880.00
2/3/1995 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions February 1995 Long Beach Bullet Sale #129, 129/Lot# 640 $385.00
6/4/1999 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 1999 June Long Beach Sale #204, 204/Lot# 6491 $1,495.00
7/27/2002 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2002 July New York, NY Signature Sale #296, 296/Lot# 8977 $4,255.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 4879 $2,990.00
9/18/2011 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 3139, 3139/Lot# 2719 $380.00
11/1/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 1 - 3 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1191/Lot# 8582 $705.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base342372404439477620820990124613931589170717992048275441264912781811342167132499225975
352382415451524686876107512951458162817371882228332114388588089921313219472253190
00000087610751295145816281737188222833211438858808992131321947200
000000933116013441523166717681965251836684650684910167149222223200
1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6657157708268869721078117716361880219223742526277633453718593869637347774681618593
68173378884691410071111133017171984225224242609296534694458627970917480788483050
0000001111133017171984225224242609296534694458627970917480788400
0000001144148317982088231324752692315535935198662172197613802200
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Grade: XF 45
Points: 820
Owner: American Freedom
 
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