Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 27,200
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 (8/27/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1899 $2.5 MS obverse 1899 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

a limited original mintage of 27,200 business strikes, this 1890s quarter eagle is easily obtainable through the MS 64 grade tier.

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1899 $2.5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 817
Low Grade: 53
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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1/28/2004 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2004 January Long Beach Signature Sale #342, 342/Lot# 6829 $977.50
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1330 $474.95
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2381 $299.00
3/21/2010 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2827, 2827/Lot# 2591 $661.25
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(5), 1171/Lot# 10452 $488.75
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25184 $576.15
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 67   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 2128 $7,480.75
10/12/2014 NGC MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/12/2014, 190/Lot# 219747 $536.00
7/9/2015 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(3), 1222/Lot# 4423 $1,997.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base327354386420456527563597620635659674715982127114212433286039845386758310860
336364397432479539574604625643664687804107813211758257532344451611886750
000000574604625643664687804107813211758257532344451611800
000000585612630651669701893117413712095271736094918685000
1899 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3984314695075495936156406636807057217601048134515022486299441575720808911635
409443481521563600623647668688710734856114713971830265533814678650992710
000000623647668688710734856114713971830265533814678650900
000000631655674696715747952124614492158282437695199729900
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