Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,432
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $289.31 (12/26/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1876 $5 MS obverse 1876 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Only 1,432 business strikes were produced in this centennial year, the lowest production of any With Motto five. Naturally, any coin of this issue is rare, regardless of condition. The typical 1876 half eagle has prooflike surfaces.

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1876 $5 MS
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Base $ 1000 1100 1250 1850 4100 4100 5650 6250 8400 11000 14000 16250 20000 26000 37500 60000 - - - - -
$ 4500 6100 6850 9500 - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/30/1994 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1994 ANA Sale #122, 122/Lot# 7456 $46,200.00
2/1/2009 NGC AU 58   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1479 $6,612.50
3/21/2013 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1183/Lot# 4240 $19,975.00
1/8/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6736 $5,875.00
2/27/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(2), 1203/Lot# 4123 $6,756.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1876 $5 MS
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Base113812711333155820483303348639844229452651585879624868407431842895881276116674222033012133479
118212911408172124663364365240654328473653986002644570377763881410645140651851724842312400
00000036524065432847365398600264457037776388141064514065185172484200
00000038184147442749475638612566427234809592011170315369203602748100
1876 $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 5158
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 5158
Owner: Summer97
 
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