Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 27,200
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $143.87 (6/3/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1899 $2.5 MS obverse 1899 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

a limited original mintage of 27,200 business strikes, this 1890s quarter eagle is easily obtainable through the MS 64 grade tier.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/23/2015

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1899 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 270 280 315 360 375 385 395 405 425 630 650 750 1025 2450 4500 9750 - - -
$ 390 410 415 425 440 680 700 800 1125 2700 4900 11750 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 792
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/7/2003 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1775, 1775/Lot# 1021 $715.00
1/8/2007 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Online Session #423, 423/Lot# 63659 $1,035.00
2/5/2007 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 125, 130/Lot# 1961 $862.50
5/9/2007 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 St. Louis, MO (CSNS) Signature Coin Auction #434, 434/Lot# 3391 $1,092.50
12/3/2009 PCGS MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2009 December Houston, TX US Coin Auction #1132, 1132/Lot# 8750 $345.00
11/3/2010 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 4920 $2,415.00
2/5/2012 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/05/2012, 6/Lot# 35250 $555.50
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 67   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 2128 $7,480.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base327354386420456527563597620635659674715982127114212433286039845386758310860
336364397432479539574604625643664687804107813211758257532344451611886750
000000574604625643664687804107813211758257532344451611800
000000585612630651669701893117413712095271736094918685000
1899 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3984314695075495936156406636807057217601048134515022486299441575720808911635
409443481521563600623647668688710734856114713971830265533814678650992710
000000623647668688710734856114713971830265533814678650900
000000631655674696715747952124614492158282437695199729900
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