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: $157.25 (7/29/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1861 TYPE 1 $2.5 MS obverse 1861 TYPE 1 $2.5 MS reverse


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1861 TYPE 1 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 400 540 650 800 1125 1125 1575 1700 2150 2800 3500 4000 6500 7750 11750 15500 22500 - - - -
$ 1250 1725 1875 2350 3050 3850 4400 7000 8500 13250 17000 24000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 111
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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8/9/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3770


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10/4/1995 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1995 October Long Beach Bullet Sale #143, 143/Lot# 523 $935.00
7/6/2003 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1748, 1748/Lot# 1345 $231.00
9/10/2006 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 440 $310.50
12/20/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 205, 211/Lot# 8114 $2,300.00
8/11/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(4), 1158/Lot# 5376 $1,725.00
7/8/2012 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/08/2012, 30/Lot# 62108 $690.80
4/24/2013 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1184/Lot# 5523 $7,350.80
8/30/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3353 $1,997.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1861 TYPE 1 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base776831891954102116092087246426432754291030093406443151587878109121538322059229562388024830
79485191297612171768221225232680280629433141374746736064888912402176082235823264241960
00000022122523268028062943314137474673606488891240217608223582326400
00000023382583271728582976327340894915697199001389219833226572357200
1861 TYPE 1 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8268869481015108416972194258527702885304731493560461753678163112741585022668235832452525494
846906970103812881862232426462808293930813286391248676299920012799181222297323897248480
00000023242646280829393081328639124867629992001279918122229732389700
000000245427082846299331153423426451177231102371432420395232782421100
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