Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 91,051
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $146.17 (10/1/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1845 $2.5 MS obverse 1845 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

One of the more available early Liberty quarter eagles in circulated grades, but a very elusive one in Select condition or better.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/1/2013

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1845 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 300 325 335 350 400 400 485 515 560 785 1450 1600 2900 5750 8750 19500 - - - - -
$ 440 535 550 625 850 1625 1800 3250 6750 9500 21100 - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 245
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 65


Upcoming Auctions

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Grade
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10/13/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(4), 1210/Lot# 4960
10/13/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(4), 1210/Lot# 4959
10/13/2014 AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8835


Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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3/13/2006 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 78, 83/Lot# 1265 $515.20
4/6/2006 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2006 April Atlanta, GA (ANA) Signature Auction #402, 402/Lot# 1610 $14,380.75
11/28/2007 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2456, 2456/Lot# 1787 $532.00
3/8/2011 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Monthly Internet World Coin Auction Session(1), 231114/Lot# 61039 $62.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7295 $2,587.50
3/17/2013 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131313/Lot# 29232 $411.25
2/2/2014 NGC XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/02/2014, 177/Lot# 141781 $434.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1845 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base453492532575620705838958119713361522163418862302334546306803992314698220862298323908
4665055465906487498781037124313981559171820242649377353547843115141716022385232910
000000878103712431398155917182024264937735354784311514171602238500
000000918111712891460159618022163299742016078888313106196232268400
1845 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base532575615680831925974102114021609187620332190282334824766675371297519792583488786
546588636730862941989114814711698192820852401304239105428687872597654806684940
000000989114814711698192820852401304239105428687872597654806600
0000001005127515401787198021372612326243386090700373897789820700
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 3345
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1522
Owner: ddr70
 
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