Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 2,960
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $142.76 (6/29/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1880 $2.5 MS obverse 1880 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Just 2,960 business strikes were produced and all are scarce, especially in Mint condition.

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1880 $2.5 MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 143
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
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2/24/2003 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 1930 $920.00
4/12/2005 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #25043, 25043/Lot# 13544 $1,265.00
6/26/2008 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2008 June West Palm Beach, FL (Summer FUN) Signature Coin Auction #1110, 1110/Lot# 1847 $805.00
6/14/2011 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, 92/Lot# 9272 $1,495.00
5/13/2012 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 3275, 3275/Lot# 2383 $625.00
1/9/2013 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1181/Lot# 12775 $1,057.50
6/16/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 120581 $338.80


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1880 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3513844154534897741039125814251526166617531886212430803902520162489972142732076630683
3623944274655848621112131314581572169517971965244233544335555074891140516437240710
000000111213131458157216951797196524423354433555507489114051643700
000000118513691492161917241841204427613628476858998730128391860100
1880 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base90096210301100117412511291133215051611175618471985223332234072541164889171125971761725068
92098410531124119912641304138915401659178618932067256335064518577073821031314270201000
000000130413891540165917861893206725633506451857707382103131427000
000000131814471575170718161939215028933789496461298276114551594300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1666
Owner: Endds
 
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