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: $315.63 (7/28/2014)
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: 7/9/2014

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1905 $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 380 390 400 425 450 450 460 470 480 525 535 600 625 825 1400 4250 8750 25000 - - -
$ 455 465 475 485 530 550 615 700 900 1750 5200 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2642
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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8/9/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8663


Auction Prices Realized

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11/11/1996 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 0892, 892/Lot# 1915 $263.75
8/9/2004 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #10, 14/Lot# 240 $262.20
9/23/2007 NGC MS 63   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3315 $747.50
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 653 $356.50
7/30/2008 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 9819 $1,265.00
4/15/2012 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/15/2012, 18/Lot# 46975 $605.00
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
2/22/2013 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 4235 $3,525.00
8/8/2013 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(5), 1188/Lot# 5859 $12,337.50


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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