Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 27,200
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $156.66 (7/25/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1899 $2.5 MS obverse 1899 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

a limited original mintage of 27,200 business strikes, this 1890s quarter eagle is easily obtainable through the MS 64 grade tier.

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Last Updated: 10/1/2013

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1899 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 270 280 315 360 375 375 385 395 405 425 515 630 650 825 950 2450 4350 10750 - - -
$ 390 410 415 425 440 540 680 700 885 1050 2700 4600 11750 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 786
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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6/5/2000 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1317, 1317/Lot# 1991 $580.25
7/26/2003 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 10165 $661.25
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1330 $474.95
1/29/2012 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1237 $460.00
9/30/2012 PCGS MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/30/2012, 42/Lot# 76005 $3,740.00
9/23/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131240/Lot# 27326 $763.75
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25184 $576.15
1/21/2013 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3414, 3414/Lot# 2525 $725.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base327354386420456527563597620635659674715982127114212433286039845386758310860
336364397432479539574604625643664687804107813211758257532344451611886750
000000574604625643664687804107813211758257532344451611800
000000585612630651669701893117413712095271736094918685000
1899 $2.5 MS Prooflike
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Base3984314695075495936156406636807057217601048134515022486299441575720808911635
409443481521563600623647668688710734856114713971830265533814678650992710
000000623647668688710734856114713971830265533814678650900
000000631655674696715747952124614492158282437695199729900
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