Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 117,098
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $366.62 (8/18/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1855 $5 MS obverse 1855 $5 MS reverse
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Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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1855 $5 MS
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Base $ 475 500 525 560 610 650 680 800 1100 2000 2800 3600 11500 18200 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 277
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 8/13/2019 1855 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----663128337764414446------277
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Total----663128337764414446------277
 ----2 %2 %11 %10 %12 %28 %23 %1 %5 %1 %1 %2 %------ 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
4/11/2004 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1868, 1868/Lot# 1533 $418.00
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1632 $24,150.00
8/7/2006 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 99, 104/Lot# 1194 $2,185.00
5/6/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131220/Lot# 27235 $431.25
11/10/2015 PCGS AU 50   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 26775 $502.90
4/26/2017 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2017 April 26 - 30 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1254/Lot# 8243 $646.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1051117012061243127813121345137914421589194127993149376155827210333333
1091118212181255128913231356140014911706222729163353436861257210333330
0000001356140014911706222729163353436861257210333300
0000001368142115401824251330323557497566677210333300
1855 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base990110311381173120612391271130313631505184326713009360153676951333333
1028111511501184121712501282132314101618211927843206419058956951333330
0000001282132314101618211927843206419058956951333300
0000001292134314581730239528963404477864236951333300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1843
Owner: ryanrph
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1843
Owner: Tim Stl
 
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