Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 17,281
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $294.46 (10/1/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1879 CC $5 MS obverse 1879 CC $5 MS reverse


  
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1879 CC $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 875 975 1200 2250 3500 3500 4650 5950 8850 13150 22500 28500 47000 - - - - - - - -
$ 3900 5000 6750 10000 15000 - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 159
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 61


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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/9/1996 PCGS VG 8   Teletrade Auction 0883, 883/Lot# 1929 $295.40
10/3/2001 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2001 October Long Beach Signature Sale #271, 271/Lot# 8284 $3,680.00
5/30/2005 NGC AU 55   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 921 $4,140.00
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2461 $6,612.50
2/5/2009 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 331, 337/Lot# 6282 $4,025.00
5/30/2012 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1171/Lot# 5042 $8,050.00
7/27/2013 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4490 $9,106.25
6/29/2014 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 204386 $421.11


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 CC $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base91097411101345193626143009334547105355613065647049743778398258869391459614101011060611129
93110191188154221622745312138004925561362746725717875717978840388439301977610269107800
00000031213800492556136274672571787571797884038843930197761026900
00000032334255514058716419688773077705811885488994945799381043700
1879 CC $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base967103411771423203827403149349649055569636668137312771081238553900094639944104431096011496
989108112591628227228763264396551265834651569797444784782668702915496231011010615111380
000000326439655126583465156979744478478266870291549623101101061500
000000338044355347610066647145757779858409885193089783102761078700
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 6130
Owner: cccoins
 
Grade: XF 45
Points: 3009
Owner: #
 
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