Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,950
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $234.53 (8/12/2020)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1884 $2.5 MS obverse 1884 $2.5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

In 1884, the Philadelphia Mint struck only 1,950 gold quarter eagles along with 73 proofs. Both issues are understandably rare considering their low mintages. Most mint state coins tend to be in the AU58 to MS62 range. Higher graded examples are extremely rare. On the other hand, the proof issues have an average grade of around PF64 and often come with a cameo finish.

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Last Updated: 8/7/2020

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1884 $2.5 MS
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Base $ 365 400 535 600 760 840 975 1135 1490 2250 2375 2775 3900 7350 15000 - - - - -
1884 $2.5 MS PL
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Base $ - - - - - - - - 1850 - - 4250 - - 16500 - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 128
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 65

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 8/11/2020 1884 $2.5 MS
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Base-------2443753614872-----119
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Total-------2443753614872-----119
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1884 $2.5 MS PL
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Base----------1-22-12-----8
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Total----------1-22-12-----8
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1884 $2.5 MS DPL
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1884 $2.5 MS PL
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Base874990105111311242134514421531164417992141251926802968364244277818823610085142932059930166
913101010781168127613771472156916961913226725732776319339045557795788521148816395237880
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000000150116061747202723932626287234174165668880979469128901849700
1884 $2.5 MS
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Base8209339901066117312711363145015581707203724012555283434864246754379509751138612003229413
85895210151102120613021392148616081817215824522648305137395345767985501112115918231590
000000139214861608181721582452264830513739534576798550111211591800
000000142115221657192722802504274132693993644478149151124911797500
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 2037
Owner: Long Haul
 
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