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: $313.36 (4/21/2014)
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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Price Guide

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1855 $5 MS
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Base $ 550 575 625 645 665 665 685 710 735 950 1850 2500 3750 9750 18000 - - - - - -
$ 725 735 765 790 1050 2050 2750 4100 10750 20000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 210
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
4/27/2014 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 10945
4/27/2014 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 10944


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
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Price
5/1/2003 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2003 May St. Louis, MO (CSNS) Signature Sale #318, 318/Lot# 7281 $3,220.00
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1632 $24,150.00
5/23/2005 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2043, 2043/Lot# 2253 $418.00
8/7/2006 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 99, 104/Lot# 1194 $2,185.00
1/1/2007 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 120, 125/Lot# 6600 $402.50
7/30/2008 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 1971 $14,375.00
10/12/2008 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #68103, 68103/Lot# 63527 $575.00
10/17/2010 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction #210104, 210104/Lot# 26544 $492.20


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 $5 MS
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Base1111527563796990135715581817196921972960429068201055916365256414057511
1111765396408601112142416441867204524513403513380661249419457306194057510
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0000009251234149117301918212127053846597693121442922549355974057500
1855 $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1447
Owner: Scott Gardener
 
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