Coin Specifications

Category: Classic Head $2.50 (1834-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 547,986
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.8990
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1208oz
Melt Value: $154.73 (10/22/2017)
Diameter: 18.2mm
Edge: Reeded
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1836 $2.5 MS obverse 1836 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Last Updated: 7/17/2017

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1836 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 400 415 465 585 825 1150 1265 1825 2575 3250 3700 5150 11250 15500 64000 80500 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1505
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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11/4/2017 AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2017 November 2 - 4 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1261/Lot# 20267


Auction Prices Realized

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4/19/1999 NGC VF 30   Teletrade Auction 1155, 1155/Lot# 2212 $263.75
7/17/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 266, 272/Lot# 6087 $2,300.00
1/7/2009 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121, 1121/Lot# 4008 $13,800.00
1/29/2012 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1150 $14,375.00
2/3/2014 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(4), 1202/Lot# 5303 $9,400.00
2/9/2014 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 163188 $2,970.00
8/5/2014 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8458 $998.75
10/31/2014 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 5315 $3,290.00


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