Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 298,400
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $314.35 (4/17/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 S $5 MS obverse 1892 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Most extant representatives of this S-mint delivery grade no higher than MS 62.

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1892 S $5 MS
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Base $ 390 400 410 420 455 455 475 485 520 625 675 775 1050 2200 4700 - - - - - -
$ 500 515 525 575 675 725 850 1200 2750 5250 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 420
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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4/27/2014 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11015


Auction Prices Realized

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6/6/1997 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1997 June Long Beach Sale #173, 173/Lot# 6425 $3,680.00
1/12/1998 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1014, 1014/Lot# 1874 $448.38
1/12/2009 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 321, 327/Lot# 1148 $600.30
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1488 $1,725.00
10/18/2012 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(6), 1175/Lot# 10295 $705.00
2/22/2013 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 8087 $518.18
9/8/2013 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131338/Lot# 28896 $763.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 S $5 MS
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Base24828532737242346352758670978388694910211271269930094545670910051152631730919551
2602993423894364845466277338179079731104174728023521526678231178815945180560
000000546627733817907973110417472802352152667823117881594500
000000566668758851928997118722232905403359878937135251662700
1892 S $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 64*
Points: 3521
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 886
Owner: W.K.F.
 
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