Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 17,046
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $310.48 (7/31/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1857 D $5 MS obverse 1857 D $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1857-D is among the rarest of the late date Dahlonega half eagles. There are 120-130 examples known with around two dozen of these in AU and another five or six in Uncirculated.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/9/2014

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1857 D $5 MS
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Base $ 1150 1300 1675 2075 2800 2800 4125 5150 6100 8150 13750 18000 27500 - - - - - - - -
$ 3250 4550 5550 7000 8750 14750 20000 32500 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 93
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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8/9/2014 VF 25   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3893


Auction Prices Realized

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2/12/1999 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 1999 February Long Beach Sale #197, 197/Lot# 6291 $21,850.00
4/22/1999 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Milwaukee (CSNS) #200, 200/Lot# 6034 $7,475.00
7/25/1999 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1190, 1190/Lot# 1111 $975.88
2/5/2006 NGC MS 61   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1158 $11,500.00
9/9/2009 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2009 September Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1129, 1129/Lot# 1586 $6,037.50
2/15/2010 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3779 $3,162.50
1/9/2013 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 7203 $4,406.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1857 D $5 MS
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Base14501505168319492197275430093324403243614793572064737543815311928165162331133464111
14681564177120312382283931143560414145055102597168297746941113457187812669533464110
00000031143560414145055102597168297746941113457187812669533464100
000000321937964251464954116222718679491066914986210463007933464100
1857 D $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 8153
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4793
Owner: leeper
 
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