Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 46,000
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $315.58 (4/16/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1854 O $5 MS obverse 1854 O $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1854-O is a relatively obtainable O-mint Five, yet only 115-125 pieces are believed known. A mere 15-17 coins are extant today in the various AU grades, making this a high R.6 coin in that grade range.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/20/2013

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1854 O $5 MS
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Base $ 600 625 670 690 735 735 1600 1800 2150 3600 7750 11350 15000 23500 - - - - - - -
$ 800 1750 2000 2350 4400 8500 12500 16500 25500 - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 153
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


Upcoming Auctions

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4/27/2014 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1204/Lot# 6402


Auction Prices Realized

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1/8/2003 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 4787 $6,037.50
10/16/2005 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2105, 2105/Lot# 1907 $588.00
5/25/2008 NGC AU 58   Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4676 $2,530.00
5/21/2009 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 376, 382/Lot# 6121 $1,265.00
6/16/2013 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 120574 $1,155.00
8/30/2013 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3410 $1,762.50
1/8/2014 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6673 $3,536.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1854 O $5 MS
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111221761118818072394307235143948423747435607800713899212513288643193110
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00000019652665320836834044433450555848992515955244923803943193100
1854 O $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 3852
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: AU 50
Points: 2124
Owner: blake-rock
 
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