Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 24,000
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $156.61 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1898 $2.5 MS obverse 1898 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1898 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 270 280 315 360 375 375 385 395 405 425 515 630 650 825 900 2650 4100 9750 - - -
$ 390 410 415 425 440 540 680 700 885 1000 2900 4400 10500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 734
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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4/27/2014 MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1204/Lot# 6185


Auction Prices Realized

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3/4/1994 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1994 New Orleans Bullet Sale #116, 116/Lot# 687 $907.50
2/24/2003 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 1932 $1,667.50
8/6/2003 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1762, 1762/Lot# 1444 $770.00
3/13/2006 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 78, 83/Lot# 1280 $473.80
1/3/2011 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The January 2011 Tampa Bay Rarities Sale, 70/Lot# 1357 $3,737.50
4/27/2011 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(5), 1154/Lot# 6360 $2,990.00
9/30/2012 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/30/2012, 42/Lot# 71500 $764.50
10/21/2012 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/21/2012, 45/Lot# 80014 $644.60


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1898 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base327354386420456527563597620635659674715982127114212401286039845368755610819
336364397432479539574604625643664687804107813211747255432344445609786430
000000574604625643664687804107813211747255432344445609700
000000585612630651669701893117413712074270736094906682600
1898 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base4204564925345776226466706846957117217601048134515022519299441575851833012059
432468506548592630654674687700714734856114713971841267733814721667795730
000000654674687700714734856114713971841267733814721667700
000000662679691705717747952124614492180283537695286750300
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Grade: MS 66+*
Points: 3609
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 715
Owner: Clay
 
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