Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,432
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.28 (4/17/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1876 $5 MS obverse 1876 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Only 1,432 business strikes were produced in this centennial year, the lowest production of any With Motto five. Naturally, any coin of this issue is rare, regardless of condition. The typical 1876 half eagle has prooflike surfaces.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/20/2013

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1876 $5 MS
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Base $ 600 650 850 1400 3650 3650 5500 6000 6750 10000 13750 16000 20150 25000 35000 50000 - - - - -
$ 4000 6000 6600 7250 11000 15000 17500 22000 27000 37500 55000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 64


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4/27/2014 AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1204/Lot# 6472


Auction Prices Realized

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7/30/1994 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1994 ANA Sale #122, 122/Lot# 7456 $46,200.00
2/12/2002 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22023, 22023/Lot# 15479 $10,350.00
7/26/2003 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 10329 $36,800.00
2/1/2009 NGC AU 58   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1479 $6,612.50
1/8/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6736 $5,875.00
2/27/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(2), 1203/Lot# 4123 $6,756.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1876 $5 MS
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Base101811251243136915052525319437124229452649215158536759226400719888491275916674222033012133479
105311641285141418452748336638844328465750005227555260816666774810152140641851724842312400
00000033663884432846575000522755526081666677481015214064185172484200
00000035394056442747895079529757376240693282981145515369203602748100
1876 $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4921
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4921
Owner: Summer97
 
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