Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 24,000
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $141.89 (12/22/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1898 $2.5 MS obverse 1898 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1898 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 270 280 315 360 375 375 385 395 405 425 515 630 650 825 900 2650 4100 9750 - - -
$ 390 410 415 425 440 540 680 700 885 1000 2900 4400 10500 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 743
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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1/12/2015 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11305
1/14/2015 MS 61  Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2015 January 13 - 14 World Coins & Ancient Coins - Dallas Session(1), 3038/Lot# 33578


Auction Prices Realized

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2/24/2003 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 1933 $920.00
3/13/2006 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 78, 83/Lot# 1280 $473.80
2/1/2009 NGC MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2647, 2647/Lot# 2910 $2,185.00
3/31/2011 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction, 83/Lot# 6313 $1,063.75
9/30/2012 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/30/2012, 42/Lot# 71500 $764.50
11/4/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131246/Lot# 28851 $763.75
8/8/2013 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(4), 1188/Lot# 4998 $3,407.50
9/25/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 September 25 - 29 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(8), 1189/Lot# 9500 $763.75
6/4/2014 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1206/Lot# 9502 $381.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1898 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base327354386420456527563597620635659674715982127114212401286039845368755610819
336364397432479539574604625643664687804107813211747255432344445609786430
000000574604625643664687804107813211747255432344445609700
000000585612630651669701893117413712074270736094906682600
1898 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base4204564925345776226466706846957117217601048134515022519299441575851833012059
432468506548592630654674687700714734856114713971841267733814721667795730
000000654674687700714734856114713971841267733814721667700
000000662679691705717747952124614492180283537695286750300
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 3609
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1173
Owner: jpcienkus
 
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