Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 19,070
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.18g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $159.83 (8/28/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1896 $2.5 MS obverse 1896 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1896 quarter eagle comes with a mintage of nearly 20,000 pieces, and is an ideal choice as a type coin.

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1896 $2.5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 701
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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6/5/2002 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2002 June Long Beach Signature Sale #292, 292/Lot# 6625 $529.00
10/5/2004 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #24102, 24102/Lot# 12483 $2,043.55
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1327 $278.30
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 441 $425.50
6/3/2007 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2375, 2375/Lot# 2157 $560.00
2/2/2012 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2012 February 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1167/Lot# 4658 $2,760.00
2/22/2013 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 8030 $387.75
12/1/2013 PCGS Genuine Genuine   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/01/2013, 103/Lot# 148133 $236.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1896 $2.5 MS
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1896 $2.5 MS Prooflike
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Base72582083890896610131021102810441059113112061315144415891965319838945367568462198118
75782686192798210161023103310491083115612421358149217142376343043855473586268520
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0000001026103910541107118112791401154118402787366248765578604100
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