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: $157.17 (4/17/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS obverse 1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS reverse


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1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 280 290 325 360 370 370 415 425 440 525 750 875 1100 1900 2900 6650 9200 - - - -
$ 400 440 450 475 575 825 975 1250 2100 3200 7250 10200 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1279
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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9/19/2010 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 2775 $891.25
2/13/2011 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 3013, 3013/Lot# 2117 $391.00
6/1/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(5), 1156/Lot# 9206 $241.50
11/6/2011 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131146/Lot# 25321 $373.75
1/22/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131205/Lot# 27570 $235.75
6/3/2012 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131224/Lot# 24475 $345.00
10/17/2012 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5386 $705.00
12/2/2012 PCGS MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 728, 737/Lot# 11105 $1,300.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base34237240443947753957962065968472174580210591531179930803669511572561046710985
3523824154514975525926336676967297648871216162022263276415158288326106390
000000592633667696729764887121616202226327641515828832600
000000606646675708737783973137317092653347246336542939600
1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base36940143447451257962266370373176879485411241617189532233831532275241081811349
3794124474865345936356767127437768149441288170923373425432860568622109950
000000635676712743776814944128817092337342543286056862200
0000006496897217557858341034145218022780362848256790972000
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 3669
Owner: JXXXXH
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1059
Owner: BillJones
 
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