Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 19,460
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $215.65 (4/20/2021)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1845 D $2.5 MS obverse 1845 D $2.5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: With a moderate mintage for the Dahlonega Mint and era, the 1845-D Liberty Head quarter eagle is offered for sale on a fairly regular basis. Most of these have been in grades from Extremely Fine to About Uncirculated. The 1845-D quarter eagle is usually seen with a decent strike for this mint. Some are found with rather obvious die clashing, mostly visible on the reverse near the eagle’s neck. The 1845-D quarter eagle is a true rarity in Mint State. It is much rarer than the 1844-D. The finest survivor is the coin that passed from the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection into the Duke’s Creek Collection of Dahlonega gold.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/20/2019

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1845 D $2.5 MS
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Base $ 850 950 1400 1650 2300 3250 3875 4150 7000 11250 13000 25000 47500 82000 - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 170
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63

The chart showing F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 4/20/2021 1845 D $2.5 MS
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Base---28628271932392511-------170
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1845 D $2.5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base4941516453955634588067748630991911377121601315613734144931577518382262073416400000
50155241547557166178739390601040511638124921334913987149201664420990288593416400000
00000090601040511638124921334913987149201664420990288593416400000
00000094891089111899128241354114240153481751323599315123416400000
1845 D $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base150515581658196925252754294832163396373046875316558273409197115751660100000
152315911762215426012819303732763507404948975405616879599990132501660100000
000000303732763507404948975405616879599990132501660100000
0000003127333636194368510654936754857810782149261660100000
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 3730
Owner: AVALEIGH
 
Grade: AU 50
Points: 3216
Owner: Chubaca
 
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