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: $315.68 (7/28/2014)
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: 158
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 61


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8/9/2014 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3936


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2/15/1999 NGC VF 20   Teletrade Auction 1133, 1133/Lot# 1979 $358.70
2/11/2007 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2341 $8,625.00
2/5/2009 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 331, 337/Lot# 6282 $4,025.00
3/28/2009 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2009 March Baltimore, MD Signature US Coin Auction #1126, 1126/Lot# 2972 $2,530.00
10/17/2012 PCGS VF 35   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5516 $2,070.00
10/18/2012 PCGS VF 20   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1175/Lot# 5920 $1,762.50
3/20/2014 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 20 The Collection of Donald E. Bently - Bently Foundation US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(1), 1205/Lot# 30337 $21,150.00
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
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