Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Charlotte
Mintage: 39,283
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $319.79 (8/29/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1854 C $5 MS obverse 1854 C $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1854-C is one of the most difficult Charlotte Fives from this decade, although equal attention has often been accorded to C-mints of lesser rarity. Just 39,283 pieces were struck and the number of Mint State survivors probably tops out at half dozen or so pieces, with several of these falling under the 'Weak Mintmark' category.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/25/2016

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1854 C $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1025 1175 1475 1975 2700 3950 4800 5650 7350 14250 18000 25000 46000 67500 - - - - - -
$ - - 5150 6000 8500 - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 101
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 64


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1/12/1998 PCGS F 15   Teletrade Auction 1014, 1014/Lot# 1857 $448.38
2/10/2008 NGC MS 61   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2386 $11,500.00
11/6/2011 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131146/Lot# 25414 $1,207.50
1/9/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 7183 $4,406.25
8/11/2013 PCGS Genuine VF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/11/2013, 87/Lot# 133017 $716.10
8/30/2013 PCGS AU 53   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3409 $3,818.75
1/11/2015 PCGS XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 838, 847/Lot# 212 $2,000.00
3/27/2015 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 7380 $3,818.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1854 C $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base163417301865210624482860314934274059443849265965654574319307106531841300000
166617751945222025852956324236384185460152726158684080569756132401841300000
000000324236384185460152726158684080569756132401841300000
0000003334384843124763561963527136868210204158261841300000
1854 C $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33331799215429413518423446245127542259737077863513488189462707239324111
33360119172416313337564364479152255605634175961025215307216543115639324110
000000313337564364479152255605634175961025215307216543115639324100
000000332539954494495953235789670981151187017126243633524039324100
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4926
Owner: Hornets Nest
 
Grade: AU 53
Points: 4059
Owner: CharlotteDude
 
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