Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 88,960
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.18g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $159.47 (10/1/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1879 $2.5 MS obverse 1879 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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1879 $2.5 MS
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1879 $2.5 MS Prooflike
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 954
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

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10/5/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7825
10/5/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7826
10/5/2016 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7823
10/5/2016 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7824


Auction Prices Realized

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7/24/1996 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 0861, 861/Lot# 1909 $189.90
9/14/2008 NGC MS 62   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1390 $345.00
7/22/2012 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/22/2012, 32/Lot# 56795 $579.70
1/9/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 6932 $1,233.75
1/26/2014 PCGS MS 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/26/2014, 165/Lot# 167107 $1,320.00
11/2/2014 PCGS AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10536 $301.00
1/7/2015 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1216/Lot# 11294 $940.00
8/13/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 1212 $646.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3273543864204565275635976186316506637159971351188630574141545578711154117176
3363643974324795395746046226376546808091115152922763418457962609094134190
000000574604622637654680809111515292276341845796260909400
0000005856116266436586979031233170726663779501770651031700
1879 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base39843146950754959361564065967469570976410601429198531984319605588881324320008
40944348152156360062364666468169972786211831614238935714897699910339154980
0000006236466646816997278621183161423893571489769991033900
0000006316526696887047459611306179927933945547679431179100
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 997
Owner: Coin Maven
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 650
Owner: American Freedom
 
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