Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 122
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $144.17 (12/18/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1894 $2.5 PF obverse 1894 $2.5 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Proof Quarter Eagle production at the Philadelphia Mint ratcheted up to 122 pieces in 1894, but this issue is equally as elusive as the lower mintage 1892 and 1893. No more than 44 examples of the proof 1894 delivery are believed extant.

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1894 $2.5 PF
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1894 $2.5 PF Cameo
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1894 $2.5 PF Ultra Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 61
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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7/27/2005 NGC PF 68   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2005 July San Francisco, CA (ANA) Signature Auction #382, 382/Lot# 10326 $37,145.00
1/3/2012 NGC PF 66   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(5), 1166/Lot# 4780 $24,150.00
7/26/2012 NGC PF 62   Cameo Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 12227 $4,600.00
8/2/2012 NGC PF 63   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(3), 1173/Lot# 4518 $5,581.25
9/6/2012 NGC PF AU 53   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 September 601 Signature World & Ancient Coin Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 3020/Lot# 24511 $6,462.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1894 $2.5 PF
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1894 $2.5 PF Cameo
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1894 $2.5 PF Ultra Cameo
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0000001124622512867330636283987441549605778657677128158100
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Grade: PF 62
Points: 3057
Owner: The Artist's Collection
 
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