Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 105,100
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $410.50 (4/10/2020)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1856 S $5 MS obverse 1856 S $5 MS reverse
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Last Updated: 9/3/2019

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1856 S $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 575 625 650 700 900 1150 1400 1950 4000 7500 9250 16000 - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 156
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 62

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 4/7/2020 1856 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base111415182316243315221--------156
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Total111415182316243315221--------156
 1%1%1%3%10%12%15%10%15%21%10%1%1%1%-------- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1856 S $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1345144215021531158918472885207223812913383849525973714487279918333333
1377146215121550167521932885217525583221420952926363767291249918333330
0000002885217525583221420952926363767291249918333300
0000002885227827363530458156336754819995219918333300
1856 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1271136314211450150517532754196922682781367547565747688684289588333333
1302138214311468158820872754206924393079403550866127740088159588333330
0000002754206924393079403550866127740088159588333300
0000002754216826103377439654176506791492019588333300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 3675
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 2781
Owner: Tim Stl
 
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