Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 60,000
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $289.00 (11/20/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1893 CC $5 MS obverse 1893 CC $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

After numerous scandals in the Carson City mint and suffering from a pronounced lack of friends in Washington political circles, it was finally decided to close the Nevada mint after 1893 and turn it into an assay office. The 1893-CC Half Eagle has always been a popular coin with collectors as it is the final year of issue. It is generally available in the lower grades of Uncirculated, but high grade examples are seldom encountered.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/12/2014

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1893 CC $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 650 675 700 800 1000 1000 1325 1500 1975 2375 2750 3600 4900 7800 19500 41000 - - - - -
$ 1125 1475 1650 2200 2550 3000 4300 5600 9100 22500 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 660
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 65


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1/8/2003 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 4839 $10,350.00
12/26/2006 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 119, 124/Lot# 1531 $1,955.00
11/18/2007 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2450, 2450/Lot# 2223 $3,920.00
10/23/2008 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2008 October Dallas, TX Signature US Coin Auction #1117, 1117/Lot# 2140 $2,300.00
2/15/2010 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3801 $2,127.50
12/2/2010 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1147/Lot# 4449 $2,530.00
1/29/2012 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1614 $1,322.50
4/6/2014 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 184690 $1,155.00
11/14/2014 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1215/Lot# 3294 $30,550.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 CC $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base835894925993108411681411161918531993218423022931352144476530689672777673808585148959
8549049471023111212491480169718992056222325113127382951416652702374097810822886620
0000001480169718992056222325113127382951416652702374097810822800
0000001549177519462120226227213324413858356774715075417947837100
1893 CC $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8899519831054114912381490170819512097229524173068367946346778715475457953837688159272
90996110061085117813221562178919992163233526343271399753486903728476818094852289670
0000001562178919992163233526343271399753486903728476818094852200
0000001635187020482229237628513475431560637028741478178235866800
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 6530
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 3521
Owner: cccoins
 
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