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: $303.37 (6/23/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1855 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 475 500 525 550 615 650 685 800 1100 2000 2800 3600 11500 19900 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 262
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 64   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 1632 $24,150.00
5/23/2005 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2043, 2043/Lot# 2253 $418.00
1/1/2007 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 120, 125/Lot# 6600 $402.50
1/5/2014 NGC MS 63   Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2014 January 5 - 6 World & Ancient Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 3030/Lot# 23132 $1,997.50
4/22/2015 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 April 22 - 26 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(4), 1219/Lot# 5342 $21,150.00
11/10/2015 PCGS AU 50   Stack's Bowers November 2015 Baltimore, 6110/Lot# 26775 $502.90
2/4/2016 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2016 February 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1232/Lot# 7731 $646.25
6/8/2017 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1256/Lot# 4827 $3,055.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1855 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base990110311381173120612391271130313631505184326713009360153676951333333
1028111511501184121712501282132314101618211927843206419058956951333330
0000001282132314101618211927843206419058956951333300
0000001292134314581730239528963404477864236951333300
1855 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1051117012061243127813121345137914421589194127993149376155827210333333
1091118212181255128913231356140014911706222729163353436861257210333330
0000001356140014911706222729163353436861257210333300
0000001368142115401824251330323557497566677210333300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1843
Owner: ryanrph
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1799
Owner: Scott Gardener
 
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