Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 56,413
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $361.34 (10/23/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1854 D $5 MS obverse 1854 D $5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1854-D is the second most available Dahlonega half eagle in higher grades, trailing only the 1853-D. There are an estimated 225-250 pieces known in all grades with around a dozen in Uncirculated.

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GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/3/2019

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1854 D $5 MS
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Base $ 1200 1400 1600 2250 3000 3875 4175 5000 6500 9000 10000 11500 25000 45000 75000 - - - - -
$ - - 4200 - 6850 - - - - 65000 - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 224
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65

The chart showing F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/22/2019 1854 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---2121226721386031918411-----224
----------1-------1---2
----------2-----------2
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Total---2121226721386331918411-1---228
 ---1 %5 %5 %11 %3 %9 %17 %28 %1 %8 %8 %2 %0 %0 %-0 %--- 

Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/14/2005 NGC XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #28, 32/Lot# 879 $2,449.50
7/27/2005 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2005 July San Francisco, CA (ANA) Signature Auction #382, 382/Lot# 7525 $5,175.00
2/11/2007 NGC MS 61   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2304 $6,900.00
12/11/2011 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 3187, 3187/Lot# 4790 $4,140.00
5/12/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/12/2013, 74/Lot# 113881 $1,732.50
2/9/2014 PCGS Genuine XF   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131407/Lot# 22342 $822.50
7/6/2014 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 205888 $1,135.00
10/3/2014 PCGS   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3502, 6056/Lot# 22306 $1,527.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1854 $5 MS D Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1697198521742290274031693352351837424190475651845476615379309918116651233213026137491477015846
1793204822132440288332303407359338914379489952815702674585931050011887125631326714089151290
000000340735933891437948995281570267458593105001188712563132671408900
000000346336674041456750415379592773389255110831211012795135081443000
1854 $5 MS D
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1609188620682179261430283205339635163761429048915097548677569307110471186312538132411423415282
170119472105232427523087326934363598393744904960522762438273988711319120881277213572145830
00000032693436359839374490496052276243827398871131912088127721357200
000000333234763679411446915028535669998790104671159112313130071390300
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 12772
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 5486
Owner: leeper
 
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