Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 112
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $156.61 (4/21/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1860 $2.5 PF obverse 1860 $2.5 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In spite of having a 'large' mintage of 112 pieces, the 1860 proof quarter eagle is no more available than issues with much lower mintages. Apparently most proofs were melted and estimates of survivors range from a low of 18-19 pieces to as many as 30.

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1860 $2.5 PF
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 9
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/10/1993 NGC PF 64   Heritage Auctions NGC East Coast Expo Bullet Sale #114, 114/Lot# 713 $11,550.00
9/7/2011 NGC PF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature World & Ancient Coins Auction Session(5), 3015/Lot# 25764 $4,887.50
8/2/2012 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(4), 1173/Lot# 5306 $41,125.00
10/18/2012 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1175/Lot# 5639 $38,187.50
2/3/2013 PCGS PF 65   Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 1696 $37,950.00


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NGC Registry Score 1860 $2.5 PF
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1860 $2.5 PF Cameo
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1860 $2.5 PF Ultra Cameo
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