Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,912,000
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $315.90 (7/23/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1887 S $5 MS obverse 1887 S $5 MS reverse


  
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1887 S $5 MS
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Base $ 380 390 400 425 450 450 460 470 480 525 535 600 675 875 1625 9500 - - - - -
$ 455 465 475 485 530 550 625 750 1025 2000 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3200
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


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8/9/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8616


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2/3/1993 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Long Beach Bullet #100, 100/Lot# 564 $319.00
3/2/1995 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1995 Atlanta Bullet Sale #132, 132/Lot# 507 $825.00
4/4/2001 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1423, 1423/Lot# 1777 $158.25
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 649 $310.50
12/22/2008 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 312, 318/Lot# 2710 $345.00
6/12/2011 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/12/2011, 121/Lot# 9366 $418.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 31224 $822.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1887 S $5 MS
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Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601206168331723518506874201102812643
249288329376418441454469486501519543636908136521793287403458528622115660
00000045446948650151954363690813652179328740345852862200
000000458475490508523559698105715242675340245516636982500
1887 S $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 575
Owner: American Freedom
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 575
Owner: Clay
 
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