Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 224,000
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $315.00 (4/16/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1893 S $5 MS obverse 1893 S $5 MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

While a common date in lower grades, the 1893-S becomes a major condition rarity at the Gem level.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/20/2013

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1893 S $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 390 400 410 420 455 455 475 485 520 590 615 700 740 1075 2300 11000 25000 - - - -
$ 500 515 525 575 640 675 770 800 1175 2850 12500 27500 - -
NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1030
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65


Upcoming Auctions

A random selection of NGC coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
4/27/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1204/Lot# 6518
4/27/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11019


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/9/1998 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1022, 1022/Lot# 2019 $232.10
3/2/2000 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2000 Ft. Lauderdale Bullet Sale #223, 223/Lot# 521 $287.50
4/20/2004 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24044, 24044/Lot# 12006 $219.65
6/7/2004 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2004 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #350, 350/Lot# 1016 $270.25
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1391 $287.50
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2057 $2,415.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7580 $546.25
7/22/2012 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/22/2012, 32/Lot# 57819 $962.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base25529533638443748950251552453254455159778312062754436149787441112761730719549
2683083524014544935065185265365465666599241722328945665799871913286180540
000000506518526536546566659924172232894566579987191328600
0000005105215295405485817211065223838254772662099971529600
1893 S $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11114371112053204665515977831206275443615259802612400193721
11114643711692433684945666599241722328946606181948414724193720
000000169243368494566659924172232894660618194841472400
000000113728141752258172110652238382549597103109421704800
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 65
Points: 4361
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 551
Owner: fozzyholder
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer