Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 302,200
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $310.77 (4/23/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1905 $5 MS obverse 1905 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of 302,308 coins, this issue is not a rarity, but it is also not a common issue, but rather one of those in-between issues that does not bring much of a premium, but at the same time is elusive.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/20/2013

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1905 $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 390 400 410 420 455 455 475 485 520 550 565 650 665 765 1375 4650 8250 27000 - - -
$ 500 515 525 575 600 615 700 715 835 1550 5150 8800 30000 -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2626
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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4/27/2014 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1204/Lot# 11185


Auction Prices Realized

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6/7/2000 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2000 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #228, 228/Lot# 467 $253.00
6/6/2005 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #41, 45/Lot# 879 $345.00
1/31/2010 NGC MS 63   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2166 $891.25
6/26/2011 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Teletrade Auction 3090, 3090/Lot# 3027 $517.50
7/26/2012 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 12410 $5,462.50
7/26/2012 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 12411 $2,467.50
12/9/2012 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/09/2012, 52/Lot# 83450 $990.00
6/16/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 106659 $342.10


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1905 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601159150529103783592279001185118017
249288329376418441454469486501519543636893127419733201449665819217139060
00000045446948650151954363689312741973320144966581921700
0000004584754905085235596981026138924413492520972401053400
1905 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2582983393894424714845005195325515656158111229158930473948615381861223618542
271311355406451475489506523538555581680950134920753347468368309536143380
00000048950652353855558168095013492075334746836830953600
0000004945125275445605987451089146925613647541875081088600
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 3783
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 760
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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