Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,760
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $305.71 (5/23/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1869 $5 MS obverse 1869 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1869 half eagle boasts an original mintage of only 1,758 pieces and, as such, it is one of the rarest issues of the denomination. The typical survivor is apt to grade no finer than AU.

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1869 $5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 38
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
4/8/1994 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 1994 Indianapolis Bullet Sale #117, 117/Lot# 800 $1,705.00
6/3/1994 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 1994 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #120, 120/Lot# 1107 $3,520.00
5/5/2000 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2000 Central States Sale #226, 226/Lot# 7668 $22,425.00
3/20/2003 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2003 Charlotte ANA National Money Signature Sale #316, 316/Lot# 6296 $5,060.00
1/8/2014 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6718 $2,820.00
9/7/2016 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1239/Lot# 4692 $4,700.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1869 $5 MS
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Base1658179918431969219730093639408042904888561068207374842888499520333333
1705181418852045246832193786415044895129601370057725856890739520333330
0000003786415044895129601370057725856890739520333300
0000003933422046895369641771898077870992969520333300
1869 $5 MS Prooflike
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Base1749189519412072230831493800425544725089583270777646872791609847333333
1798191019852151258833663952432746785337624772678006887193899847333330
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0000004103440048835584666274568367901696189847333300
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