Coin Specifications

Category: Classic Head $2.50 (1834-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 27,021
Catalog: KM-56
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.8990
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1208oz
Melt Value: $156.48 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 18.2mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1839 $2.5 MS obverse 1839 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1839 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 340 375 450 800 1550 1550 2800 3200 4000 5450 7600 13500 19500 32500 - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 82
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Price
8/4/2004 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 1918, 1918/Lot# 1940 $1,485.00
6/1/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1156/Lot# 4471 $4,600.00
8/15/2011 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9179 $2,415.00
2/12/2012 PCGS VF 20   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36177 $440.00
5/30/2012 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 4131 $2,585.00
1/9/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 6868 $4,406.25
1/8/2014 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6420 $5,581.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1839 $2.5 MS
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1839 $2.5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 2585
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 50
Points: 2048
Owner: HalfCentsAndMore
 
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