Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 117,098
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $287.67 (5/28/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1855 $5 MS obverse 1855 $5 MS reverse


  
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1855 $5 MS
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Base $ 475 500 525 550 575 625 675 750 1100 2650 3900 9750 22000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 220
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
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7/26/1994 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 1994 ANA Bullet Sale #121, 121/Lot# 529 $440.00
4/11/2004 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1868, 1868/Lot# 1533 $418.00
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1632 $24,150.00
8/7/2006 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 99, 104/Lot# 1194 $2,185.00
6/2/2010 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2010 June Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1140, 1140/Lot# 8802 $632.50
8/11/2011 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(7), 1158/Lot# 11795 $532.45
11/2/2014 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131445/Lot# 23951 $387.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 $5 MS
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1855 $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1817
Owner: ryanrph
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1447
Owner: Scott Gardener
 
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