Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 47,377
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $151.22 (10/21/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1858 $2.5 MS obverse 1858 $2.5 MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

David Akers (1988) believes that around 250 examples of the 47,377 pieces minted have survived to the present.

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1858 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 280 290 325 360 385 385 415 425 450 650 1325 1450 1900 3250 6150 - - - - - -
$ 410 440 450 500 725 1500 1650 2200 3550 7500 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 184
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
5/31/2004 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 31 - June 2, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 25/Lot# 2427 $1,725.00
7/25/2005 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #47, 52/Lot# 788 $494.50
2/22/2007 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 2331, 2331/Lot# 1175 $2,632.00
11/29/2007 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2007 November Houston, TX US Coin Signature Auction #370, 370/Lot# 61547 $1,610.00
11/3/2010 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 4876 $431.25
6/1/2011 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(5), 1156/Lot# 9204 $359.95
10/14/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131243/Lot# 22381 $329.00
12/1/2013 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/01/2013, 103/Lot# 148164 $315.70


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1858 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base342372404439477609777925120913691580170717992106283437835852846812447185701936020175
352382415451521665826101912621439162217371901234831504472672497941448818833196310
00000082610191262143916221737190123483150447267249794144881883300
000000875111413151509166417682003259134665162759611120165291909600
1858 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base53257561568083190594097413631573184320012124240732164144440746814967526755795905
546588636730855916951110314331663189520422218267635254231449847765067537156870
000000951110314331663189520422218267635254231449847765067537100
000000962123315031753194820832312294638344319458948715167547500
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2106
Owner: SkyMan
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1580
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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