Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 91,584
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $289.31 (5/26/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1852 D $5 MS obverse 1852 D $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1852-D is among the more common Dahlonega half eagles. However, it is a much scarcer coin in high grades than such issues as the 1853-D and the 1854-D. Of the 200-250+ pieces that exist today, only seven or eight Uncirculated coins are known.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/30/2015

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1852 D $5 MS
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Base $ 925 1150 1550 2100 2600 3250 4100 4900 6800 11750 16500 29000 - - - - - - -
$ 2800 - 4400 5350 7700 - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 258
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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6/7/2015 AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1221/Lot# 5270


Auction Prices Realized

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4/8/1998 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1039, 1039/Lot# 2041 $4,853.00
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 3832 $13,225.00
4/23/2007 NGC XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 136, 141/Lot# 1607 $1,725.00
11/3/2010 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 5097 $3,105.00
5/30/2012 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1171/Lot# 5014 $2,300.00
4/21/2013 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/21/2013, 71/Lot# 112017 $2,420.00
4/24/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1184/Lot# 5781 $1,410.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1852 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11341209130916192102261429483238388942464709498153346480791810574144021997428195289253001931145
1159124214121780227227253044345540084400479950985716695988031185016259227142843829289303940
000000304434554008440047995098571669598803118501625922714284382928900
000000314136724127455448905216609874389688131261811625454286812965400
1852 D $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12021280138417082210274030863386405844274904518455486727820410928148462054028925296683078331930
1228131414921875238628553186361041814586499753055941721991121223416744233352917230039311650
000000318636104181458649975305594172199112122341674423335291723003900
0000003286383443044745509054266334771110020135401864226130294203041100
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 8803
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4709
Owner: Summer97
 
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