Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 88,982
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $287.81 (6/1/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1844 D $5 MS obverse 1844 D $5 MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

The 1844-D is comparable in rarity to the 1843-D and 1845-D half eagles but it is a bit scarcer in high grades. There are 200-225 pieces known with 38-43 in AU and seven to nine in Uncirculated.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/30/2015

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1844 D $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 1000 1200 1500 2050 2550 3800 4500 5350 7250 11450 14600 32500 53500 - - - - - -
$ 2850 - 4800 6000 8000 - 17500 - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 229
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/7/2001 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1404, 1404/Lot# 1829 $712.13
1/8/2003 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 4750 $16,675.00
2/5/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1097 $14,662.50
8/15/2011 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9386 $1,955.00
4/24/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1184/Lot# 5766 $1,762.50
8/8/2013 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(4), 1188/Lot# 5071 $2,585.00
9/4/2014 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1209/Lot# 4433 $2,232.50
9/14/2014 PCGS XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 821, 830/Lot# 10329 $2,212.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1844 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1558165818651989223327543194362842084536497052245720604880589667129291761524438250942608027095
1591172719062070240629003338382143174680505453895829671885941075414491198892465625422264180
000000333838214317468050545389582967188594107541449119889246562542200
000000348340144426482551395554593873889130118411605322163248752575100
1844 D $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1293137614631384197627403322378843884726517054355938618681839999133391813025094257642676927803
1320140514631581223029343477398845004874525856026020685187881111214936204512531726099271130
000000347739884500487452585602602068518788111121493620451253172609900
000000363241884613502253465770610375179393122251653322772255402643400
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 10754
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 5720
Owner: (none)
 
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