Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 39,364
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $141.27 (7/4/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1859 $2.5 MS obverse 1859 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 67
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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6/12/2000 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1320, 1320/Lot# 1794 $501.13
10/3/2001 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2001 October Long Beach Signature Sale #271, 271/Lot# 8132 $339.25
9/14/2008 NGC MS 65   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1384 $9,775.00
3/31/2011 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6269 $46,000.00
4/1/2014 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 8050 $505.25
4/14/2014 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3477, 6026/Lot# 20706 $405.38
5/12/2014 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20739 $411.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111477620820990124613931589170717992048275441264912781811342167132499237888
111159524686876107512951458162817371882228332114388588089921313219472292900
00000087610751295145816281737188222833211438858808992131321947200
000000933116013441523166717681965251836684650684910167149222223200
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