Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 55,200
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $156.92 (9/24/2017)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1873 CLOSED 3 $2.5 MS obverse 1873 CLOSED 3 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

One of 55,200 Closed 3 business strikes that were produced, most survivors being in VF or XF grades. Mint State coins are elusive.

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1873 CLOSED 3 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 280 290 305 325 335 350 375 415 475 545 610 760 1075 1975 6500 21000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 2300 - 21500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 604
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/9/1994 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 1994 December St. Louis Bullet Sale #126, 126/Lot# 650 $698.50
1/10/2001 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1394, 1394/Lot# 1682 $422.00
2/24/2003 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 1928 $2,242.50
3/5/2007 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 129, 134/Lot# 1817 $609.50
12/2/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131250/Lot# 29087 $1,645.00
3/21/2013 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1183/Lot# 4128 $4,700.00
6/1/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/01/2014, 198/Lot# 121168 $605.00
8/13/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 1205 $1,057.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1873 CLOSED 3 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base653783802829865882894908949101311031200128414611776244842906951733491631333213951
696789811841871886899922970104311351228134315662000306251777079794410553135380
00000089992297010431135122813431566200030625177707979441055300
00000090393599210731168125614021671222436766064720685531194200
1873 CLOSED 3 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base53958462972986311931505176226443071359138854491477157716382674271167506791283348772
55459966277397312971590205627863244368940874584510459746502686672467641805284800
0000001590205627863244368940874584510459746502686672467641805200
0000001676235029283417378742894677543761786622699173767776819300
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 1284
Owner: ddr70
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1103
Owner: GW
 
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