Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head Five Cents (1883-1913)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 29,825,124
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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1905 5C MS obverse 1905 5C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With a generous mintage, examples of this date are plentiful across all grades through MS 65. The usual caveats apply with respect to seeking a coin that is well struck and displays pleasing luster.

Varieties include a few repunched dates and a pair of misplaced date obverses having remnants of numerals hidden within the denticles below the date.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 2/25/2014

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1905 5C MS
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Base $ 2.00 2.75 4.50 13.75 32.00 60.00 62.50 65.00 77.50 90.00 100.00 150 220 515 1100 - - - -
$ 35.00 64.00 67.50 70.00 82.50 100.00 110 165 245 790 3165 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 845
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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7/8/1996 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 0856, 856/Lot# 1205 $70.85
9/29/2002 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2002 September Long Beach Bullet Sale #301, 301/Lot# 507 $483.00
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 115 $230.00
1/16/2012 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 654, 661/Lot# 73 $851.00
2/10/2013 NGC MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/10/2013, 61/Lot# 95285 $209.00
4/24/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1184/Lot# 7558 $381.88
4/1/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 7518 $105.75
6/8/2014 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131424/Lot# 26066 $110.45


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