Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 8,000
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.18g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $158.42 (9/1/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1862 S $2.5 MS obverse 1862 S $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Unlike most other S-mint Quarter Eagles from this era, the 1862-S is generally found well struck. The '62-S (8,000 pieces produced) is expectantly rarer than the higher mintage (24,000 coins) 1861-S.

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1862 S $2.5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 57
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 61


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9/11/2016 XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1239/Lot# 4503


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10/15/1997 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 0989, 989/Lot# 2013 $2,004.50
8/18/2004 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2004 August Pittsburgh, PA Signature Sale #352, 352/Lot# 7161 $2,254.00
1/29/2012 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1217 $43,700.00
5/30/2012 NGC VG 10   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(5), 1171/Lot# 10429 $1,035.00
5/18/2014 NGC Details VF Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/18/2014, 168/Lot# 158420 $968.00
8/13/2015 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 1197 $7,637.50
3/1/2016 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 March 1 - 10 The Reiner Hoard Collection US Coins Internet Auction - Dallas Session(1), 131691/Lot# 68018 $564.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1862 S $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base10791152122913091393226830573639452649925582592260896685796013150184642637438297396434102442440
1103117712551337168425313251393446815188569559776287711096901492121100303483874540103414960
000000325139344681518856955977628771109690149212110030348387454010300
0000003445423048365385580860336486753511420166922373734322391944056300
1862 S $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13931481157216681860264830823447501857366588706274357837825686919143961210098106031112611668
1422151116041732212227923203397052576020674671867569797684018841929997741026610777113060
000000320339705257602067467186756979768401884192999774102661077700
000000332544945496630469047310770381168546899294559936104341095100
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