Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head Five Cents (1883-1913)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 27,253,733
Catalog: KM-112
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight: 5.00 Grams
Diameter: 21.2mm
Edge: Plain
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1900 5C MS obverse 1900 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

It's possible that this date was saved uncirculated in greater numbers than previous issues as souvenirs of the new century, though that technically did not begin until 1901. Even gems are fairly plentiful for this issue, and the only obstacle in finding the right coin will be weakness of strike in placed and die erosion at the periphers. Both features are typical of high mintage coins.

The several RPDs for this date are all minor, and variety attention centers around the obvious doubled-die reverse.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/17/2014

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1900 5C MS
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Base $ 2.00 2.75 7.50 16.00 32.00 60.00 62.50 65.00 77.50 90.00 120 155 235 540 1350 15750 - - -
$ 35.00 64.00 67.50 70.00 82.50 100.00 135 175 265 600 3250 23500 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 825
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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12/13/2004 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2004 December Dallas Bullet Sale #278, 278/Lot# 319 $253.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 1184 $207.00
7/25/2010 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2894, 2894/Lot# 1296 $368.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 1854 $327.75
7/21/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131331/Lot# 24702 $423.00
8/8/2013 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(6), 1188/Lot# 7373 $188.00
4/6/2014 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 798, 807/Lot# 1061 $425.00
6/22/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/22/2014, 200/Lot# 182047 $105.60


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