Coin Specifications

Category: Classic Head $2.50 (1834-1839)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 27,021
Catalog: KM-56
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.8990
Weight: 4.18g
AGW: 0.1208oz
Melt Value: $159.79 (7/24/2016)
Diameter: 18.2mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1839 $2.5 MS obverse 1839 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1839 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 350 390 575 950 1825 3400 3850 4900 6650 8450 14400 19750 35500 - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 89
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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8/4/2004 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 1918, 1918/Lot# 1940 $1,485.00
9/13/2006 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2006 September Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #416, 416/Lot# 3117 $2,645.00
2/10/2008 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2291 $3,105.00
8/15/2011 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9179 $2,415.00
1/9/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 6868 $4,406.25
2/9/2014 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 170724 $707.30
11/2/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10284 $5,750.00
1/7/2015 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1216/Lot# 6859 $4,700.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1839 $2.5 MS
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1839 $2.5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 4389
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 50
Points: 3345
Owner: HalfCentsAndMore
 
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