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: $310.45 (8/27/2014)
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

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1854 O $5 MS
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Base $ 625 650 700 750 800 800 1475 1725 2200 3650 8250 12250 19000 28500 - - - - - - -
$ 950 1650 1875 2450 4400 9250 13500 22000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 156
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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9/6/2014 XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8624


Auction Prices Realized

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10/16/2005 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2105, 2105/Lot# 1907 $588.00
9/14/2008 NGC AU 55   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1466 $1,380.00
5/21/2009 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 376, 382/Lot# 6121 $1,265.00
9/6/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1174/Lot# 4928 $2,232.50
6/16/2013 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 120569 $744.70
1/5/2014 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 January 5 - 6 World & Ancient Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 3030/Lot# 23131 $1,057.50
4/28/2014 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3479, 6028/Lot# 20629 $3,231.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1854 O $5 MS
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111221761118818072394307235143948423747435607800713899212513288643193110
00000018072394307235143948423747435607800713899212513288643193100
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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