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: $283.39 (7/6/2015)
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: 4/2/2015

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1893 CC $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 675 700 725 825 1175 1400 1550 1850 2400 3700 5000 8250 19500 42500 - - - - -
$ 1250 - 1700 2050 2600 - 5750 9200 - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 667
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 65


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12/4/2000 PCGS VF 30   Teletrade Auction 1383, 1383/Lot# 1709 $274.30
3/2/2008 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions Sunday Internet Coin Auction #68032, 68032/Lot# 62484 $747.50
8/17/2009 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 402, 408/Lot# 1120 $833.75
1/30/2011 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 2147 $1,150.00
7/26/2012 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 12401 $1,241.98
4/6/2014 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 184690 $1,155.00
6/4/2014 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1206/Lot# 9659 $940.00
8/5/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3950 $1,821.25


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: 6652
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 3521
Owner: cccoins
 
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