Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,648,000
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.36 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1901 S $5 MS obverse 1901 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

A relatively common coin in grades up to an including the MS65 level, the 1901-S is often used to represent the With Motto Liberty Half Eagle as a type coin. In MS66 and MS67, however, the '01-S is rare.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/20/2013

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1901 S $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 390 400 410 420 455 455 475 485 520 550 565 650 665 765 1125 2800 6450 26000 - - -
$ 500 515 525 575 600 615 700 715 835 1400 3100 7650 32000 -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 7396
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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4/27/2014 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1204/Lot# 5206
4/27/2014 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 12094
4/27/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11040
4/27/2014 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11038


Auction Prices Realized

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9/26/2002 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2002 September Long Beach Signature Sale #300, 300/Lot# 8230 $345.00
11/28/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #64, 69/Lot# 1011 $278.30
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2407 $2,242.50
5/27/2009 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2009 May Long Beach, CA Signature World & Ancient Coin Auction Session(3), 3005/Lot# 22309 $690.00
3/4/2012 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3235, 3235/Lot# 2635 $546.25
9/6/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(1), 1174/Lot# 3480 $1,938.75
10/17/2012 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5537 $2,012.50
8/18/2013 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/18/2013, 88/Lot# 116783 $385.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1901 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601159150527863639556374861116616887
249288329376418441454469486501519543636893127419323070428062048712130730
00000045446948650151954363689312741932307042806204871200
000000458475490508523559698102613892359335449216845993900
1901 S $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111112855005195325515656158111229158929193800578384251281619738
1111195356506523538555581680950134920323212446166639888151230
00000035650652353855558168095013492032321244616663988800
0000004285125275445605987451089146924753506512275441135200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 3639
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 3525
Owner: The Artist's Collection
 
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