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: $289.51 (11/27/2014)
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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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: 11/11/2014

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1844 D $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1000 1200 1450 1900 2550 2550 3800 4500 5350 7250 10000 11250 14000 32500 53500 - - - - - -
$ 2850 4300 4800 6000 8000 10750 12250 16500 - - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 223
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
8/25/1997 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 0974, 974/Lot# 2012 $1,055.00
1/8/2003 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 8588 $3,220.00
1/7/2004 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2004 Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Sale #336, 336/Lot# 7627 $4,140.00
2/5/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1097 $14,662.50
4/26/2006 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2006 April (CSNS) Signature Auction #404, 404/Lot# 2676 $10,982.50
8/15/2011 NGC VF 30   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 3844 $1,552.50
6/4/2014 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1206/Lot# 4825 $8,518.75
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 62
Points: 6048
Owner: Summer97
 
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