Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $177.11 (11/22/2019)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS obverse 1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS reverse
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Last Updated: 8/22/2019

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1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 51
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65

The chart showing 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 11/19/2019 1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
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Base------1--1031222111-----51
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Total------1--1031222211-----52
 ------2 %--19 %60 %4 %4 %4 %4 %2 %2 %----- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/15/2011 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 3725 $546.25
9/4/2011 NGC MS 64   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1903 $6,325.00
12/8/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(5), 1162/Lot# 9688 $264.50
9/30/2013 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 3450, 3450/Lot# 2170 $528.75
11/10/2013 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131347/Lot# 26611 $305.50
11/14/2014 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 14 - 15 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part V US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1215/Lot# 3220 $1,997.50
2/22/2018 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2018 February 22 - 26 LB Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1272/Lot# 5675 $1,020.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6657157708268869721078117716361880219223742526277633453718593869637347774681618593
68173378884691410071111133017171984225224242609296534694458627970917480788483050
0000001111133017171984225224242609296534694458627970917480788400
0000001144148317982088231324752692315535935198662172197613802200
1859 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base67478382088290094110131073117313331580202921972433342747565792725811342167132499225975
7107958418889149651033110612261415173020852276276438705101628186191313219473253200
000000103311061226141517302085227627643870510162818619131321947300
000000105311401280149818792141235430964313544767699981149232223200
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Grade: AU Details
Points: 537
Owner: bertl
 
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