Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 91,584
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $308.98 (10/23/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1852 D $5 MS obverse 1852 D $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1852-D is among the more common Dahlonega half eagles. However, it is a much scarcer coin in high grades than such issues as the 1853-D and the 1854-D. Of the 200-250+ pieces that exist today, only seven or eight Uncirculated coins are known.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/1/2017

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1852 D $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1175 1450 1575 1900 2450 3150 3700 4350 6500 9750 11250 18700 29500 - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 34500 - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 269
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/2/2005 NGC AU 53   Teletrade Auction 1982, 1982/Lot# 1773 $3,630.00
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 3832 $13,225.00
9/6/2010 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 512, 519/Lot# 473 $3,852.50
12/2/2010 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1147/Lot# 4424 $3,450.00
12/8/2011 NGC VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(3), 1162/Lot# 4554 $1,725.00
2/9/2014 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 167848 $3,741.10
8/13/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 1277 $1,410.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1852 $5 MS D Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1697177419852271258529133149331737033948456056335927672082973333333
1723184420802376269429923205344637854152491857316191724682973333330
0000003205344637854152491857316191724682973333300
0000003261357438664356527558296456777182973333300
1852 $5 MS D
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1609168318862161246427813009317235453783437554175702647380093333333
1634175119782262257028573063329636243980472255125959698580093333330
0000003063329636243980472255125959698580093333300
0000003118342137044178507056076216749780093333300
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 8009
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 3783
Owner: leeper
 
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