Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 22,000
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $144.69 (12/29/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1871 S $2.5 MS obverse 1871 S $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1871 S $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 270 280 315 360 400 400 525 625 925 1325 2400 2800 3500 4900 8800 19000 - - - - -
$ 440 575 685 1025 1550 2650 3100 3800 5400 9800 21000 - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 196
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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1/14/2015 MS 62  Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2015 January 13 - 14 World Coins & Ancient Coins - Dallas Session(1), 3038/Lot# 33571


Auction Prices Realized

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4/26/2000 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1300, 1300/Lot# 1974 $3,692.50
3/15/2007 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2007 ANA Charlotte National Money Show Auction, Presented by Robert Korver #432, 432/Lot# 1743 $1,092.50
5/19/2008 NGC VF 25   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 249, 255/Lot# 1349 $267.95
6/1/2011 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1156/Lot# 4497 $6,612.50
5/30/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1171/Lot# 4831 $977.50
9/6/2012 NGC AU 55   Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2012 September 601 Signature World & Ancient Coin Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 3020/Lot# 23212 $1,116.25
7/6/2014 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 175402 $1,000.00
10/31/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 5328 $940.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1871 S $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base36039242946350266310441333169418962161231924642699332446696007959313903204693058231723
37040444047655579011401453176119842213236725422907377251157202110291609123840309620
0000001140145317611984221323672542290737725115720211029160912384000
0000001236157318282072226624152620311542205561839712466182802721100
1871 S $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5275706156928319741044111017702094249427212732298034824686631766747046743378368255
5415856407388789971066133018782227256927242814314738835229643667987175756779750
0000001066133018782227256927242814314738835229643667987175756700
0000001088155019862360264527282897331442845773655569227304770100
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