Coin Specifications

Category: Classic Head $2.50 (1834-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 27,021
Catalog: KM-56
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.8990
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1208oz
Melt Value: $143.73 (6/1/2015)
Diameter: 18.2mm
Edge: Reeded
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1839 $2.5 MS obverse 1839 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/30/2015

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1839 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 340 385 475 900 1750 3300 3750 4750 6850 15500 22000 35500 - - - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 86
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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6/7/2015 AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1221/Lot# 5174


Auction Prices Realized

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5/31/2004 NGC AU 58   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2411 $3,450.00
8/4/2004 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 1918, 1918/Lot# 1940 $1,485.00
7/8/2010 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2010 July Orlando, FL (Summer FUN) Signature US Coin Auction #1142, 1142/Lot# 9122 $1,092.50
2/12/2012 PCGS VF 20   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 36177 $440.00
5/30/2012 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 4131 $2,585.00
1/8/2014 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6420 $5,581.25
3/20/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 March 20 The Collection of Donald E. Bently - Bently Foundation US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(1), 1205/Lot# 30226 $1,175.00
11/2/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10284 $5,750.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1839 $2.5 MS
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1839 $2.5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 2585
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 50
Points: 2048
Owner: HalfCentsAndMore
 
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