Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 298,400
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $287.64 (5/29/2015)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 S $5 MS obverse 1892 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Most extant representatives of this S-mint delivery grade no higher than MS 62.

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1892 S $5 MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 429
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
6/7/2004 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1893, 1893/Lot# 2022 $495.00
1/3/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Year End Internet-Only Auction, 27/Lot# 885 $460.00
3/11/2008 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Tuesday Internet Coin Auction #28033, 28033/Lot# 23898 $575.00
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1488 $1,725.00
2/22/2013 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 8087 $518.18
3/20/2014 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 March 20 The Collection of Donald E. Bently - Bently Foundation US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco Session(1), 1205/Lot# 30346 $1,116.25
7/13/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/13/2014, 203/Lot# 203080 $783.42


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 S $5 MS
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Base24828532737242346352758670978388694910211271269930094545670910051152631730919551
2602993423894364845466277338179079731104174728023521526678231178815945180560
000000546627733817907973110417472802352152667823117881594500
000000566668758851928997118722232905403359878937135251662700
1892 S $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 3521
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: VF 25
Points: 423
Owner: Robert Baker Trust
 
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