Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 91,100
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 (9/30/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1901 $2.5 MS obverse 1901 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Only 91,100 Liberty quarter eagles were struck in 1901. However, many survived in relatively good condition, making this date easy to obtain even in the gem grades.

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Price Guide

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1901 $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 270 280 315 350 375 385 395 405 450 500 525 575 650 750 1500 2150 5500 33600 - -
$ - - - - - - - 600 700 925 1975 2800 7500 -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2353
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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10/5/2016 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1240/Lot# 4025
10/5/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7849
10/5/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7848
10/5/2016 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1240/Lot# 7850


Auction Prices Realized

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12/4/2007 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2007 December Dallas, TX US Coin Final Session #371, 371/Lot# 68246 $1,219.00
11/21/2010 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2963, 2963/Lot# 5237 $805.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 1349 $603.75
5/30/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 4201 $690.00
7/8/2012 PCGS MS 70   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/08/2012, 30/Lot# 60742 $25.00
11/3/2013 NGC MS 67   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/03/2013, 99/Lot# 141541 $3,191.10
7/27/2014 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 814, 823/Lot# 281 $1,350.00
8/8/2014 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21435 $1,160.90
8/21/2016 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131635/Lot# 29566 $423.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1901 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base327354386420456527556586609624648663705982127114211985246437475466703610025
336364397432479536566593614632653677797107813211609214428914320598980320
000000566593614632653677797107813211609214428914320598900
000000576601619640658691889117413711797230433194893651200
1901 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3894234615005395846076296536706927097521048134515022088258539125747752610772
400435474513554591614637658677697723850114713971697225330274523634086080
000000614637658677697723850114713971697225330274523634000
000000621645664684703737949124614491892241934695135693300
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3747
Owner: JB's Gold Country
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 2464
Owner: Lax44 Coin Collector
 
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