Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 41,000
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.21 (8/1/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1845 O $5 MS obverse 1845 O $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While the 1845-O is one of the best produced half eagles to emerge from the New Orleans Mint, it is also one of the rarest in high grades. In Mint State, this issue is a major rarity with an extant population of perhaps 3-4 pieces.

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Last Updated: 7/9/2014

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1845 O $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 625 650 700 825 1350 1350 3500 4500 5650 7750 12750 15500 19500 39500 - - - - - - -
$ 1650 3850 4800 6250 8750 13750 16500 23000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 134
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/9/1994 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 1994 NGC East Coast Expo Bullet Sale #123, 123/Lot# 429 $1,650.00
10/28/1998 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1100, 1100/Lot# 1955 $501.13
4/26/2006 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2006 April (CSNS) Signature Auction #404, 404/Lot# 2681 $4,025.00
2/10/2008 NGC AU 58   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2380 $6,037.50
8/11/2010 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143, 1143/Lot# 3499 $14,375.00
3/10/2013 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/10/2013, 65/Lot# 103774 $803.00
7/27/2013 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5167 $763.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1845 O $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base10411111118512391309179024612960392344095011535558466903826011769173942608439646410274244343895
1064113512031262146920132627328140854609512555186198735594291364420290306044010641499429270
000000262732814085460951255518619873559429136442029030604401064149900
0000002793360242474810524056826550780710599155192318735125405664197100
1845 O $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11041178125513121384188525813099409345955215556960757161855512152179052677340584419894343044907
1128120312741336155121172753343042604801533357376437762597541406920861313764105242469439220
000000275334304260480153335737643776259754140692086131376410524246900
0000002926376144275008545159066799809010953159872381735980415204294900
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Grade: XF 45
Points: 2461
Owner: blake-rock
 
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