Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 31,000
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $282.66 (7/4/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1869 S $5 MS obverse 1869 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Most extant 1869-S Fives grade no finer than VF.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/31/2015

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1869 S $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 116
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 62


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/5/1994 NGC VF 30   Heritage Auctions February 1994 Long Beach Sale #112, 112/Lot# 5323 $462.00
3/24/2004 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2004 March Portland, OR Signature Sale #344, 344/Lot# 6221 $20,700.00
9/23/2007 NGC AU 58   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 3300 $6,037.50
9/9/2009 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2009 September Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1129, 1129/Lot# 1594 $5,462.50
12/2/2010 PCGS VF 25   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1147/Lot# 8807 $805.00
3/20/2011 PCGS VF 35   Teletrade Auction 3033, 3033/Lot# 2310 $1,150.00
8/15/2011 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9436 $3,220.00
1/8/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6719 $3,525.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1869 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base600672752838933194930273747480753476016640070771429423846399116699473018794348625893507101198
62469878086912712308326741004987557061446625948217478292014893869002751568170888674960700
00000032674100498755706144662594821747829201489386900275156817088867400
000000350744535167579362726851118882066234556579667101077295839839109000
1869 S $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 50
Points: 3747
Owner: Beau Newman
 
Grade: VG 10
Points: 752
Owner: tommy44
 
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