Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 384,240
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $157.30 (9/20/2017)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1856 $2.5 MS obverse 1856 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1856 $2.5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 627
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/17/2005 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2005 Fort Lauderdale, FL (FUN) Bullet Sale #361, 361/Lot# 3313 $253.00
8/24/2005 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2083, 2083/Lot# 2118 $313.60
9/23/2007 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 1656 $230.00
5/15/2008 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 248, 254/Lot# 9111 $368.00
10/7/2012 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/07/2012, 43/Lot# 77257 $330.00
10/17/2012 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25175 $331.35
10/3/2016 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7809 $1,997.50
3/19/2017 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131713/Lot# 27559 $211.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1856 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base674802820882900925938949966990104412001252150521063057443151587384108441616416877
717808841888908929942955974100810961217133617052423351546735900853712617164020
00000094295597410081096121713361705242335154673590085371261700
00000094596098210261148123514211906274039734916664296911439100
1856 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5325756156808318949009059931050113011811515153720333382449955445868620765596927
54658863673085289690193410121076114712921522170224823754484756525981632466810
00000090193410121076114712921522170224823754484756525981632400
00000090396310311103116414031529186729324126519557606094644100
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 990
Owner: Cheney
 
Grade: AU Details
Points: 475
Owner: Coin Maven
 
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