Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 31,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $444.52 (5/10/2021)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1869 S $5 MS obverse 1869 S $5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Most extant 1869-S Fives grade no finer than VF.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/4/2019

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1869 S $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 600 650 700 1350 2000 3000 4000 6750 9000 20000 23000 25000 - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 113
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 62

The chart showing 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: 5/4/2021 1869 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-14824181798912-21--------113
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Total-14824181799912-21--------114
 -1%4%7%21%16%15%8%8%8%11%-2%1%-------- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1869 S $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1278141014721531189527993386360140204687576370777465863533333333
1322143114921652219629953458374142425046620172067855863533333333
0000003458374142425046620172067855863533333300
0000003529388044655404663973368245863533333300
1869 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1206133313931450179926713238344738524499554468207198833833333333
1248135314121566209028603308358240684847596969467578833833333333
0000003308358240684847596969467578833833333300
0000003377371742835196639570727958833833333300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 5544
Owner: Tim Stl
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 4499
Owner: Jaclizz
 
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