Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,708,802
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $296.25 (9/23/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1881 $5 MS obverse 1881 $5 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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1881 $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 380 390 400 425 450 450 460 470 480 525 535 600 675 850 1500 4650 9500 - - - -
$ 455 465 475 485 530 550 625 750 1000 1800 5250 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16178
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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10/13/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 8964


Auction Prices Realized

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12/8/1995 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 1995 Baltimore Bullet #147, 147/Lot# 504 $715.00
8/13/1996 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1996 ANA Bullet Sale #160, 160/Lot# 653 $1,463.00
5/28/2006 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 614 $240.00
5/8/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 245, 251/Lot# 6195 $253.00
12/3/2009 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2009 December Houston, TX US Coin Auction #1132, 1132/Lot# 8832 $920.00
5/29/2011 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 19158/Lot# 1229 $702.00
9/27/2011 NGC MS 60   Teletrade Auction 3145, 3145/Lot# 1189 $489.00
7/10/2012 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction - US and World Lots - Internet Only Sessions, 174/Lot# 13412 $503.70
5/25/2014 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/25/2014, 183/Lot# 194958 $407.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601159155831493375483770481042911980
249288329376418441454469486501519543636893129220883224386255748175109460
00000045446948650151954363689312922088322438625574817500
000000458475490508523559698102614252618329943496311930200
1881 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111140912855005195325515656158111229164432943662529977911162717591
11113740995356506523538555581680950136721943416420761299069136150
00000035650652353855558168095013672194341642076129906900
0000004285125275445605987451089150527443539475369601034800
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3817
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3149
Owner: Summer97
 
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