Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 150
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $145.87 (5/22/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1899 $2.5 PF obverse 1899 $2.5 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1899 is one of the more available proofs in the Coronet quarter eagle series with an original mintage of 150 pieces. This is still, however, a difficult coin to locate in any grade and a deserved rarity at the superb gem tier.

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1899 $2.5 PF
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1899 $2.5 PF Cameo
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1899 $2.5 PF Ultra Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 124
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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5/25/2008 NGC PF 66   Ultra Cameo Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4403 $28,750.00
6/1/2011 NGC PF 67   Ultra Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 June Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1156/Lot# 4510 $35,937.50
2/22/2013 PCGS   Ultra Cameo Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 4138 $5,405.00
2/27/2014 PCGS PF 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(2), 1203/Lot# 4092 $3,965.63
8/31/2014 PCGS PF 63   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 217297 $7,000.00
1/7/2015 NGC PF 62   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1216/Lot# 6906 $3,642.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $2.5 PF
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1899 $2.5 PF Cameo
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1899 $2.5 PF Ultra Cameo
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