Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 12,148
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $235.41 (8/14/2020)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1850 D $2.5 MS obverse 1850 D $2.5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1850-D Liberty Head quarter eagle is quite a scarce coin, but examples of this elusive issue have been offered at auction with regularity for the last few years. Most surviving coins are in grades of Extremely Fine to About Uncirculated. Mint State 1850-D quarter eagles are very rare. NGC has graded about a dozen coins as Mint State. Most of these coins are at the MS 61 and MS 62 level and have been graded recently. The Harry W. Bass Jr. example was offered as an AU 58 coin, but Jeff Garrett’s notes for the auction stated that the piece could grade at the MS 62 level. A single example has been graded MS 63 by NGC, but has not been offered at auction.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/24/2020

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1850 D $2.5 MS
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Base $ 850 975 1250 2100 2850 3700 3875 5250 6100 12000 12000 18600 36000 - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 152
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63

The chart showing VG series, 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: 8/11/2020 1850 D $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--2-5320923353921112-------152
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Total--2-5320923353921112-------152
 --1%-3%2%13%6%15%23%26%1%7%1%1%------- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1850 D $2.5 MS PL
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Base15891644177420292271296832703474450549275467578364887704916014678000000
160716871859211025033069333838184646510755726018689381891099914678000000
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000000340641614786528756786253729986751283914678000000
1850 D $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base15051558168319282161283431263324359240484396556362017126904614237000000
152316001765200623852931319234133744416447855776650977661077614237000000
000000319234133744416447855776650977661077614237000000
000000325835033896428051745988681884061250714237000000
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