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: $306.32 (5/29/2017)
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: 336
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
2/5/1994 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions February 1994 Long Beach Sale #112, 112/Lot# 5269 $880.00
3/16/1996 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 1996 Mid-Winter ANA Signature Sale #153, 153/Lot# 6634 $467.50
12/19/2004 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 1976, 1976/Lot# 1758 $418.00
2/20/2005 NGC AU 55   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2247 $2,185.00
7/17/2006 NGC F 15   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 96, 101/Lot# 1388 $333.50
11/29/2006 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2006 November Dallas Signature Coin Auction #420, 420/Lot# 2186 $1,552.50
2/28/2012 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7493 $1,495.00
6/29/2014 PCGS Genuine Genuine   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 198343 $900.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1840 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1121117312061271133314501707186520292401293634063852429056567844116541756126812333
1138118412281292137215361760192021532579309335553998474563859114136232064526812330
0000001760192021532579309335553998474563859114136232064526812300
00000018121974227727583249370341445201711510384155922372826812300
1840 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1189124312781345141013841799196321342519307335604020447258798128120341807527515333
1207125513001367141015221854202022622704323537134171494166299430140482122227515330
0000001854202022622704323537134171494166299430140482122227515300
00000019082077239128883398386743215410737810732160612436827515300
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 2401
Owner: Fiddlehead
 
Grade: AU 53
Points: 2029
Owner: Lucky One
 
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