Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 17,281
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $288.08 (5/30/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1879 CC $5 MS obverse 1879 CC $5 MS reverse


  
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1879 CC $5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 158
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 61


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6/7/2015 AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1221/Lot# 8216


Auction Prices Realized

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3/14/2001 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 1417, 1417/Lot# 1702 $2,426.50
4/25/2002 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2002 April Columbus, OH (CSNS) Signature Sale #288, 288/Lot# 7026 $14,950.00
1/28/2004 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2004 January Long Beach Signature Sale #342, 342/Lot# 7043 $3,910.00
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2461 $6,612.50
5/9/2007 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2007 St. Louis, MO (CSNS) Signature Coin Auction #434, 434/Lot# 3644 $8,625.00
2/5/2009 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 331, 337/Lot# 6282 $4,025.00
11/3/2010 NGC VF 35   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 5118 $1,840.00
10/17/2012 PCGS VF 35   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5516 $2,070.00
6/29/2014 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 204386 $4,259.20


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 CC $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base91097411101345193626143009334547105355613065647049743778398258869391459614101011060611129
93110191188154221622745312138004925561362746725717875717978840388439301977610269107800
00000031213800492556136274672571787571797884038843930197761026900
00000032334255514058716419688773077705811885488994945799381043700
1879 CC $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base967103411771423203827403149349649055569636668137312771081238553900094639944104431096011496
989108112591628227228763264396551265834651569797444784782668702915496231011010615111380
000000326439655126583465156979744478478266870291549623101101061500
000000338044355347610066647145757779858409885193089783102761078700
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 7178
Owner: jefother
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 6130
Owner: cccoins
 
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