Coin Specifications

Category: Classic Head $2.50 (1834-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 112,234
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.8990
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1208oz
Melt Value: $150.20 (6/26/2017)
Diameter: 18.2mm
Edge: Reeded
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1834 CLASSIC $2.5 MS obverse 1834 CLASSIC $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1834 CLASSIC $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 350 380 425 575 840 1250 1300 1800 2650 3500 3800 5650 10750 14375 60000 77000 - - - -
$ 925 - 1400 2000 2800 3550 - 6500 12500 - 67500 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1004
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/1/2001 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1391, 1391/Lot# 1624 $580.25
2/24/2003 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 1905 $8,050.00
5/28/2003 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2003 May Long Beach Signature Sale #324, 324/Lot# 6523 $1,150.00
5/9/2011 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 582, 589/Lot# 4717 $1,167.25
9/11/2011 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131138/Lot# 28506 $276.00
2/28/2012 PCGS XF 45   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7280 $862.50
3/8/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 March 8-9 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1168/Lot# 3936 $2,300.00
8/31/2014 NGC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/31/2014, 189/Lot# 173665 $850.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1834 CLASSIC $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base439497560631811105114161707194520872281240124952860374750496753796012756181932637938850
45851858369189111721513178619922151232124322616315541815617715595581456820921305360
000000151317861992215123212432261631554181561771559558145682092100
0000001610186520392216236124632738345146156185755711157163802365000
1834 CLASSIC $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base471534602676865111514961799204621942396251926172994391252547008824713162187212707339774
49255662673994812421597188120952261243725512742330043595838742198851501521505313060
000000159718812095226124372551274233004359583874219885150152150500
0000001698196321442328247825842868360648066423783411523168682428900
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2860
Owner: Zebo
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 2401
Owner: HalfCentsAndMore
 
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