Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 160,790
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.18g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $160.20 (8/30/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1904 $2.5 MS obverse 1904 $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

In the broader context of quarter eagles, the 1904 is not an issue that draws attention to itself. While it is a readily available issue through most grades, including better Mint State designations, the 1904 is rarely selected by type collectors due to the larger populations of subsequent Liberty quarter eagle issues. In the stratospheric Superb Gem realm, however, even the seemingly plentiful 1904 becomes a condition rarity.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/10/2016

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1904 $2.5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4614
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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5/22/1993 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Chicago Bullet #104, 104/Lot# 505 $1,155.00
4/26/2004 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 1875, 1875/Lot# 1826 $935.00
9/4/2011 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 5133 $8,625.00
1/1/2013 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The January 2013 Americana Sale, 180/Lot# 14673 $660.35
12/1/2013 PCGS Genuine Genuine   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/01/2013, 103/Lot# 148130 $225.50
1/8/2014 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1201/Lot# 10034 $881.25
11/2/2014 PCGS MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10541 $356.00
1/7/2015 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1216/Lot# 6900 $2,350.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1904 $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base327354386420456527556586609624648663705982127114211985246437475466703610025
336364397432479536566593614632653677797107813211609214428914320598980320
000000566593614632653677797107813211609214428914320598900
000000576601619640658691889117413711797230433194893651200
1904 $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3894234615005395846076296536706927097521048134515022088258539125747752610772
400435474513554591614637658677697723850114713971697225330274523634086080
000000614637658677697723850114713971697225330274523634000
000000621645664684703737949124614491892241934695135693300
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 3747
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 3747
Owner: JB's Gold Country
 
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