Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 193
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $137.38 (9/2/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1902 $2.5 PF obverse 1902 $2.5 PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint changed production methods for proof coins in 1902, polishing the dies so the devices were as reflective as the fields on most specimens seen. Collectors missed the cameo devices of earlier years, but proof sets remained popular until the matte proof designs were introduced later in the decade. A fairly large mintage of 193 Liberty Head quarter eagles was achieved in 1902, but most specimens seen today are in lower proof grades. At the Gem level, the issue is decidedly rare.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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1902 $2.5 PF
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1902 $2.5 PF Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 99
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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12/8/1997 PCGS PF 63   Teletrade Auction 1004, 1004/Lot# 1875 $3,587.00
12/5/2005 NGC PF 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #65, 70/Lot# 1041 $3,629.40
7/30/2008 NGC PF 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 2873 $7,187.50
9/19/2010 NGC PF 66   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 2778 $16,675.00
10/13/2011 PCGS PF 62   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 4766 $4,025.00
2/28/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7342 $4,613.80
5/18/2014 NGC PF 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 194057 $6,662.70


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1902 $2.5 PF
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1902 $2.5 PF Cameo
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1902 $2.5 PF Ultra Cameo
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