Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 6,870
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $299.33 (9/17/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1867 $5 MS obverse 1867 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

A very rare, low mintage With Motto half eagle that is 'prohibitively rare above EF' according to Breen. Only 6,870 business strikes were produced and according to Akers' research only 3 AU coins appeared in public auctions in the 57 year survey he conducted for his tome on the half eagle series.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/9/2014

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1867 $5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 53
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 61


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/24/2003 PCGS AU 50   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 2030 $2,645.00
4/11/2004 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1868, 1868/Lot# 1535 $1,705.00
2/14/2007 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2007 Long Beach, CA Signature Coin Auction #430, 430/Lot# 4579 $2,070.00
9/17/2008 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2008 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Signature Auction #1116, 1116/Lot# 3718 $3,737.50
1/5/2011 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(5), 1151/Lot# 6915 $3,593.75
11/29/2012 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(3), 1177/Lot# 4985 $3,290.00
2/22/2013 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 4219 $881.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1867 $5 MS
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1867 $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4507
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 4087
Owner: Desert Gold
 
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