Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 150
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $155.72 (8/29/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1899 $2.5 PF obverse 1899 $2.5 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1899 is one of the more available proofs in the Coronet quarter eagle series with an original mintage of 150 pieces. This is still, however, a difficult coin to locate in any grade and a deserved rarity at the superb gem tier.

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1899 $2.5 PF
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1899 $2.5 PF Cameo
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1899 $2.5 PF Ultra Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 122
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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9/10/2014 PF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 3 - 5 & 9 - 10 World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 3035/Lot# 35100


Auction Prices Realized

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8/8/2007 PCGS PF 58   Heritage Auctions 2007 Milwaukee, WI (ANA) Signature Coin Auction #444, 444/Lot# 2894 $2,530.00
2/10/2008 PCGS PF 62   Cameo Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2306 $4,140.00
6/1/2011 NGC PF 67   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1156/Lot# 4510 $35,937.50
10/13/2011 NGC PF 67   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 4764 $34,500.00
10/13/2011 NGC PF 67   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 4763 $34,500.00
5/30/2012 PCGS   Ultra Cameo Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 4200 $24,150.00
8/30/2013 PCGS   Ultra Cameo Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3366 $36,425.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $2.5 PF
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1899 $2.5 PF Cameo
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1899 $2.5 PF Ultra Cameo
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000000162320602655319235243859426547625468633272668158100
0000001124622512867330636283987441549605778657677128158100
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