Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 88,960
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $147.24 (9/23/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1879 $2.5 MS obverse 1879 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1879 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 270 280 315 360 375 375 385 395 405 435 575 700 780 1025 1625 4100 7750 - - - -
$ 390 410 415 425 450 600 750 820 1125 1800 4400 17250 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 906
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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10/13/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8851


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12/17/2007 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2464, 2464/Lot# 2018 $313.60
6/19/2008 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 258, 264/Lot# 5937 $437.00
9/14/2008 NGC MS 62   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1390 $345.00
1/5/2011 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(5), 1151/Lot# 6732 $1,265.00
9/25/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(8), 1189/Lot# 9495 $352.50
6/29/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 204390 $1,850.00
7/11/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 6939 $411.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3273543864204565275635976186316506637159971351188630574141545578711154117176
3363643974324795395746046226376546808091115152922763418457962609094134190
000000574604622637654680809111515292276341845796260909400
0000005856116266436586979031233170726663779501770651031700
1879 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base39843146950754959361564065967469570976410601429198531984319605588881324320008
40944348152156360062364666468169972786211831614238935714897699910339154980
0000006236466646816997278621183161423893571489769991033900
0000006316526696887047459611306179927933945547679431179100
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 1351
Owner: #
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 650
Owner: American Freedom
 
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