Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 119
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 (4/20/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1895 $2.5 PF obverse 1895 $2.5 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Only about 50 pieces are believed known today in all grades of the 119 proofs originally struck of the 1895 Quarter Eagle. However, a significant percentage of those survivors show evidence of wear, damage, or scuffing, thus rendering them undesirable to many collectors.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/1/2013

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1895 $2.5 PF
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1895 $2.5 PF Cameo
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1895 $2.5 PF Ultra Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 58
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/12/2005 NGC PF 66   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 30418 $13,800.00
5/25/2008 NGC PF 66   Ultra Cameo Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4575 $25,875.00
3/31/2011 NGC PF 64   Ultra Cameo Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6303 $8,050.00
1/3/2012 NGC PF 67   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(5), 1166/Lot# 4782 $32,200.00
2/7/2013 NGC PF 64   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1182/Lot# 3935 $9,106.25
4/24/2013 NGC PF 64   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1184/Lot# 4468 $11,162.50
1/8/2014 PCGS Genuine PF   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6481 $1,997.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1895 $2.5 PF
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1895 $2.5 PF Cameo
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1895 $2.5 PF Ultra Cameo
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