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: $177.51 (11/21/2019)
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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Last Updated: 8/30/2019

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1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1616
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 11/19/2019 1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----55101642151530353532967586102----1616
---------------3------3
---------1---1441-----11
----------------2-----2
Total----55101642152530353532977993132----1632
 ----0 %0 %1 %1 %3 %9 %32 %2 %22 %18 %5 %6 %1 %0 %---- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/25/2004 NGC AU 58   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 3126 $207.00
2/4/2008 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 218, 224/Lot# 895 $276.00
5/28/2008 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2008 May Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #1108, 1108/Lot# 10005 $1,150.00
2/15/2010 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3629 $414.00
1/5/2011 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(7), 1151/Lot# 12379 $691.15
10/23/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131144/Lot# 20653 $230.00
9/30/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Teletrade Auction 3355, 3355/Lot# 2954 $391.00
6/5/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1186/Lot# 4717 $4,259.38
9/9/2016 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 9 - 12 The Twelve Oaks Collection Signature Auction Session(2), 1244/Lot# 13363 $1,468.75
10/3/2016 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7810 $646.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base36940143447451257962266370373176879485411241617189532233831532275241081811349
3794124474865345936356767127437768149441288170923373425432860568622109950
000000635676712743776814944128817092337342543286056862200
0000006496897217557858341034145218022780362848256790972000
1861 TYPE 2 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6747838208829009419549661044107311661450160917072268280739684817510954151046710985
710795841888914945958992105411041261150316421894244831944251491452117099106400
00000095899210541104126115031642189424483194425149145211709900
000000962101810631135135515561674208126273581453450125313878300
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 4817
Owner: JXXXXH
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3968
Owner: Hugh Stiel Rare Coins
 
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