Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Charlotte
Mintage: 10,220
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $144.51 (5/5/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1849 C $2.5 MS obverse 1849 C $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In terms of rarity, this date falls in the middle of the Charlotte issues, with a small mintage of 10,200 pieces. In mint condition, this date is a great rarity.

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Last Updated: 3/23/2015

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1849 C $2.5 MS
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Base $ 850 900 1250 1650 2550 4650 5250 7200 11000 24500 45000 65000 90000 125000 - - - - -
$ 2850 - 5700 8600 12500 - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 93
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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3/26/2000 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1287, 1287/Lot# 1612 $7,385.00
2/22/2001 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2001 February Long Beach Signature Sale #248, 248/Lot# 6862 $3,220.00
5/30/2005 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 779 $4,255.00
2/15/2010 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3609 $103,500.00
12/5/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(2), 1192/Lot# 3797 $8,225.00
12/15/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/15/2013, 105/Lot# 157401 $4,950.00
2/23/2014 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/23/2014, 182/Lot# 171532 $4,959.90
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# 30253 $1,762.50
10/16/2014 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction Session(1), 231443/Lot# 64391 $79.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 C $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12581340142615151609204833654202513556286254661671988515941516590238753491551839535225524557009
12851368145515461755248736444513529958366374681076378815118061901827555405565240054096558330
0000003644451352995836637468107637881511806190182755540556524005409600
0000003923482454636045649570048076911514198214463123546197529615467000
1849 C $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13331418150716001697215435184381534258516494686674658817974017083245213577052982546935644458235
13611447153816321849260838054701551160656618706579159124121871956228270415075355255276570410
0000003805470155116065661870657915912412187195622827041507535525527600
0000004093502156816279674272658366943214635220413202047244541225586000
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