Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 4,170
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $294.66 (3/2/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1864 $5 MS obverse 1864 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

By 1864, the Civil War had left an indelible imprint on the future of American coins and currency. One of the major consequences was the hoarding of precious metal, and the Union government had little bullion to mint in the East. The half eagle production for 1864, for example, amounted to just 4,100 pieces. That issue is one in a string of low-mintage P-mint issues from 1862 to 1872.

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Last Updated: 7/9/2014

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1864 $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 50
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 61


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Auction Prices Realized

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8/18/2004 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2004 August Pittsburgh, PA Signature Sale #352, 352/Lot# 7313 $6,612.50
10/17/2012 PCGS XF 40   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5506 $4,025.00
6/30/2013 PCGS AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/30/2013, 81/Lot# 121714 $6,881.60
1/8/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6710 $12,925.00
5/12/2014 NGC   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20757 $2,144.38
8/8/2014 NGC   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 4353 $1,645.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1864 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111108820092898352542144591508053679519161942757346984111111
1113631395230531073754433947545175675111744199873404346984111110
00000031073754433947545175675111744199873404346984111100
00000033163984446549175271813513969237804051346984111100
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Grade: AU 53
Points: 4214
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: VF 25
Points: 1088
Owner: tommy44
 
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