Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Charlotte
Mintage: 72,574
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $306.71 (5/27/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1852 C $5 MS obverse 1852 C $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

the 1852-C is widely recognized as one of the more 'common' issues among Charlotte fives, its rarity and importance cannot be overstated in near-gem condition. Charlotte and Dahlonega gold coins were used extensively in the channels of commerce at the time of issuance, and are not generally available in mint condition.

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Last Updated: 7/25/2016

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1852 C $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1025 1175 1450 1925 2600 3400 3750 4350 5600 7200 8600 13000 24750 39000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 241
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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3/28/2005 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2019, 2019/Lot# 2129 $3,300.00
1/22/2007 NGC VF 35   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 123, 128/Lot# 2127 $1,610.00
8/15/2011 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9409 $2,875.00
1/29/2012 NGC Details XF Details  Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1535 $1,035.00
2/3/2013 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 98610 $1,546.60
6/5/2013 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1186/Lot# 5714 $2,820.00
6/4/2014 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1206/Lot# 4828 $6,462.50
1/4/2017 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Session(6), 1251/Lot# 6780 $2,820.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1852 C $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1634173018652087241728072960319433453583401644854841574774038768333333
1666177519392197254728583038324434243727417246045143629978588768333330
0000003038324434243727417246045143629978588768333300
0000003116329535043872432947225445685183138768333300
1852 C $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1724182419632194253629413099334034963742419046745040597376759076333333
1757187020402308267129943179339235783891435147965351654081429076333330
0000003179339235783891435147965351654081429076333300
0000003260344436604041451349185662710886099076333300
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 4841
Owner: Hornets Nest
 
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