Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 117,098
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $315.73 (7/28/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1855 $5 MS obverse 1855 $5 MS reverse


  
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1855 $5 MS
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Base $ 475 500 525 550 575 575 625 675 750 1100 2100 2650 3900 9750 22000 - - - - - -
$ 600 650 700 800 1300 2300 2900 4300 10750 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 212
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64


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Date
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Grade
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Price
6/1/1996 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 1996 May/June Long Beach Sale #157, 157/Lot# 7334 $3,300.00
11/7/2003 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2003 November Signature Sale #334, 334/Lot# 7495 $4,945.00
4/11/2004 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1868, 1868/Lot# 1533 $418.00
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1632 $24,150.00
9/21/2005 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2005 September Long Beach Signature Auction #384, 384/Lot# 4599 $3,220.00
1/1/2007 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 120, 125/Lot# 6600 $402.50
8/11/2011 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(7), 1158/Lot# 11795 $532.45
5/6/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131220/Lot# 27235 $431.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 $5 MS
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1855 $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1447
Owner: Scott Gardener
 
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