Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head Five Cents (1883-1913)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 39,557,639
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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1911 5C MS obverse 1911 5C MS reverse

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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

This date just nudged out 1907 as the highest mintage coin in the Liberty Head series, and heavily worn examples could still be found in circulation as late as the 1950s.

Most were reasonably well made. Poorly struck coins and those displaying worn dies should be avoided, but the supply of Mint State pieces is large enough that discriminating collectors should be able to find superior examples.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/6/2015

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1911 5C MS
Base $ 2.00 2.75 4.50 13.75 32.00 60.00 62.50 65.00 77.50 90.00 100.00 140 220 515 1400 - - - -
$ 35.00 - - 70.00 82.50 - 110 155 245 815 2450 - -

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Total Graded: 1244
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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12/3/2005 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #65122, 65122/Lot# 24083 $97.75
4/24/2006 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 84, 89/Lot# 229 $184.00
9/4/2011 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/04/2011, 134/Lot# 15801 $40.00
12/27/2011 NGC MS 63   Teletrade Auction 3197, 3197/Lot# 1031 $105.00
2/2/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 February 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(4), 1167/Lot# 7791 $149.50
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 2372 $3,737.50
5/27/2012 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 521 $92.00
11/18/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131248/Lot# 24551 $152.75
7/11/2014 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3490, 6041/Lot# 20125 $103.40

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