Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 25
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $360.79 (10/20/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1869 $5 PF obverse 1869 $5 PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1869 is, of course, exceptionally rare in proof format, not that business strikes with their mintage of 1,760 pieces are common. Just 25 proofs were struck.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 1/28/2019

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1869 $5 PF
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1869 $5 PF Cameo
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 65

The chart showing 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1869 $5 PF Cameo
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Base-------------11-1-----3
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Total-------------11-3-----5
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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/9/2006 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2006 February Long Beach Signature Auction #400, 400/Lot# 3007 $23,000.00
10/13/2011 NGC PF 63   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 4953 $27,600.00
9/6/2012 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(3), 1174/Lot# 4959 $58,750.00
10/18/2012 PCGS PF 64   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1175/Lot# 5982 $17,650.85
8/13/2015 NGC   Cameo Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 10253 $25,262.50
8/12/2015 NGC PF 65   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1223/Lot# 4359 $56,400.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1869 $5 PF Cameo
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1111111106534754341511156085959247777638870975611110
0000001106534754341511156085959247777638870975611100
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1869 $5 PF Ultra Cameo
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Base1111111131944037495054335959174318428975611111
1111111106534754341511156085959247777638870975611110
0000001106534754341511156085959247777638870975611100
0000001212937564645527257835959495480959313975611100
1869 $5 PF
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Base1111111120592674335237164315162487138941511111
111111168722642900347339154315208365447897941511110
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0000001137324693126359441154315416568418656941511100
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