Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 15,784
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $144.67 (5/6/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1847 D $2.5 MS obverse 1847 D $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1847-D is just a bit less available than the 1846-D in terms of overall rarity. In higher grades, the 1847-D is quite rare but it is seen more often than the 1843-D or the 1846-D. An estimated eight to ten Uncirculated pieces exist.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/23/2015

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1847 D $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 750 800 1100 1500 2400 3150 3550 4200 5600 9750 14500 26000 52000 90000 - - - - -
$ 2650 - 3850 4600 6250 10750 16000 28500 59000 100000 - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 157
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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12/27/2000 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1389, 1389/Lot# 1654 $844.00
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2355 $4,887.50
4/21/2009 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 363, 369/Lot# 1205 $8,050.00
5/27/2009 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2009 May Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1125, 1125/Lot# 1521 $1,840.00
1/16/2011 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 211014/Lot# 27050 $1,897.50
7/26/2012 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 12215 $2,585.00
5/18/2014 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 193681 $1,223.20
3/6/2015 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Portland ANA, 6103/Lot# 398 $4,112.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1847 D $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base138014661559165417532124275432383765406444584694481752126753842899181446819510267963746938794
140814971590168718762334291534133864419545364735494857257311892411434161482193830353379100
00000029153413386441954536473549485725731189241143416148219383035300
00000030763589396443264615477650806239786994211295117829243673391100
1847 D $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1459154916451744184722332885338639304239464648885015542270088727102551491420066274983836939717
148915811678177819752450305235674033437447264930515059507581923611808166312254331121388180
00000030523567403343744726493051505950758192361180816631225433112100
00000032193748413645104807497252866479815497451336118348250203474500
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