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: $155.78 (11/24/2017)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS obverse 1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 280 300 335 345 370 385 435 455 520 750 900 1000 1700 2600 5450 8500 - - - -
$ - - - 465 - - - 1075 1900 3200 6350 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1495
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
2/5/1994 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions February 1994 Long Beach Sale #112, 112/Lot# 5148 $1,980.00
12/9/1994 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 1994 December St. Louis Bullet Sale #126, 126/Lot# 644 $418.00
2/24/2003 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 1921 $264.50
6/29/2005 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 June New York, NY Signature Auction #380, 380/Lot# 6328 $1,380.00
2/19/2007 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2007 Long Beach, CA US Coin Online Session #431, 431/Lot# 9400 $460.00
8/20/2007 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 170, 176/Lot# 1277 $385.25
2/26/2012 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 3231, 3231/Lot# 2596 $280.00
7/27/2013 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5075 $381.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1861 $2.5 MS TYPE 2 Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base36940143447451257962266370373176879485411241617189532233831532275241081811349
3794124474865345936356767127437768149441288170923373425432860568622109950
000000635676712743776814944128817092337342543286056862200
0000006496897217557858341034145218022780362848256790972000
1861 $2.5 MS TYPE 2
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6747838208829009419549661044107311661450160917072268280739684817510954151046710985
710795841888914945958992105411041261150316421894244831944251491452117099106400
00000095899210541104126115031642189424483194425149145211709900
000000962101810631135135515561674208126273581453450125313878300
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 4817
Owner: JXXXXH
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1707
Owner: BillJones
 
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