Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 5,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $140.59 (12/9/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1876 S $2.5 MS obverse 1876 S $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This is the lowest-mintage S-mint quarter eagle issue barring the prohibitively rare 1854-S. Breen's Encyclopedia calls this date 'very rare,' adding, 'Usually VF, Ex. rare in AU.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/9/2016

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1876 S $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 139
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
12/15/1997 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1006, 1006/Lot# 1969 $422.00
11/18/2001 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2001 November Santa Clara Bullet Sale #276, 276/Lot# 1476 $1,063.75
5/28/2006 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 3716 $1,581.25
7/4/2006 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 94, 99/Lot# 462 $1,955.00
2/15/2010 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3637 $1,610.00
1/22/2012 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/22/2012, 4/Lot# 29316 $880.00
7/6/2014 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 202755 $1,725.00
8/5/2014 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3775 $2,820.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1876 S $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base705802820865101314501634184319282302275430573238346753165631596063026659703076559858
737808835914115915111704187120532453285531173314408354215741607464216783723883890
0000001704187120532453285531173314408354215741607464216783723800
0000001773190021772603295631783391470055265850618865406906744700
1876 S $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base53257561569287413331547173522522531288930993251366155685894623465876956733977388153
546588640752102714041609190723452650295931493387429656766007635167107083747278760
0000001609190723452650295931493387429656766007635167107083747200
0000001672207924382769302932003524493257856120646968337211760500
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 2754
Owner: T. J. Newman Collection
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2754
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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