Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 340,330
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $305.18 (5/22/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1844 $5 MS obverse 1844 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1844 is a reasonably available P-mint half eagle that is occasionally even available in Select condition.

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Price Guide

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1844 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 500 525 550 575 600 625 685 735 1050 2050 2700 4650 11000 21500 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 335
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
5/2/2005 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #37, 41/Lot# 1703 $1,782.50
9/10/2006 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2257, 2257/Lot# 1746 $616.00
10/2/2007 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2007 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Final Session #447, 447/Lot# 9759 $575.00
9/6/2009 NGC MS 61   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 3382 $1,725.00
2/28/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7503 $460.00
7/22/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131231/Lot# 29279 $632.50
2/2/2014 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/02/2014, 177/Lot# 168366 $660.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1844 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1028113811731206123912711290130313751433175324952860369453677014333333
1065115011841217125012771294132713941540200026173138425259167014333330
0000001294132713941540200026173138425259167014333300
0000001299135114141646224827383416480964657014333300
1844 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1092120612431278131213451366137914541514184726172994385755827276333333
1130121812551289132313521370140414741625210427433282443261477276333330
0000001370140414741625210427433282443261477276333300
0000001375142914941736236028683569500767117276333300
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 3694
Owner: tommy44
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1753
Owner: ryanrph
 
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