Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 112,505
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $360.74 (10/20/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1873 OPEN 3 $5 MS obverse 1873 OPEN 3 $5 MS reverse
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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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1873 OPEN 3 $5 MS
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Base $ 400 410 420 475 475 480 495 515 530 775 850 1350 3750 7000 16500 - - - - -
$ - - - 525 600 - 950 - - - - - - -
1873 OPEN 3 $5 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - 1300 - 2250 - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 342
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 63

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1873 OPEN 3 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----35262128691071738214-------339
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---------1--1-1-------3
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Total----35262128701071739215-------342
 ----1 %1 %8 %6 %8 %20 %31 %5 %11 %6 %1 %------- 
1873 OPEN 3 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------2-1---------3
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Total----------2-1---------3
 ----------67 %-33 %--------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/31/2010 NGC AU 58   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2150 $402.50
7/12/2010 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 496, 502/Lot# 577 $908.50
7/19/2010 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2891, 2891/Lot# 1994 $460.00
11/25/2012 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131249/Lot# 27003 $528.75
4/28/2013 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/28/2013, 72/Lot# 106945 $495.00
10/3/2014 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3502, 6056/Lot# 22308 $352.50
8/2/2017 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2017 August 2 - 6 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Denver Session(5), 1258/Lot# 5649 $1,116.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1873 $5 MS OPEN 3 Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base87410101027105110671131120654112431345139115311847245134534810660533333
91910161035105610881156120677512771360143816362048278539055408660533330
000000120677512771360143816362048278539055408660533300
0000001206100913111376148417422250311943586007660533300
1873 $5 MS OPEN 3
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base820949966990100510661138115911731271131514501753233533034617636233333
863955974995102510901145116412061286136015511947265837415199636233330
0000001145116412061286136015511947265837415199636233300
0000001152116812381300140516522141298041795780636233300
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 2335
Owner: WFH71
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 1947
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection
 
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