Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 137,382
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $309.85 (10/23/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1840 $5 MS obverse 1840 $5 MS reverse


  
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1840 $5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 334
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/13/1998 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 1998 February Long Beach Bullet Sale #182, 182/Lot# 523 $1,045.00
7/26/2000 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1338, 1338/Lot# 1627 $1,951.75
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2410 $1,782.50
9/13/2007 NGC XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 177, 183/Lot# 6689 $316.25
11/29/2012 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(3), 1177/Lot# 4930 $1,028.13
4/24/2013 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(9), 1184/Lot# 9286 $998.75
6/29/2014 PCGS Genuine Genuine   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 198343 $900.00
7/11/2014 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3490, 6041/Lot# 20676 $952.93


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1840 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1189124312781345141013841799196321342519307335604020447258798128120341807527515333
1207125513001367141015221854202022622704323537134171494166299430140482122227515330
0000001854202022622704323537134171494166299430140482122227515300
00000019082077239128883398386743215410737810732160612436827515300
1840 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1121117312061271133314501707186520292401293634063852429056567844116541756126812333
1138118412281292137215361760192021532579309335553998474563859114136232064526812330
0000001760192021532579309335553998474563859114136232064526812300
00000018121974227727583249370341445201711510384155922372826812300
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 2401
Owner: Fiddlehead
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 2401
Owner: GregLach
 
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