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: $344.10 (7/23/2019)
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: 12/31/2018

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1873 OPEN 3 $5 MS
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Base $ 375 385 370 375 400 515 550 600 635 800 1000 1800 3575 7650 17250 - - - - -
$ - - - 620 700 - 1075 - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 340
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: 7/23/2019 1873 OPEN 3 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----35262128681071638214-------337
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---------1--1-1-------3
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Total----35262128691071639215-------340
 ----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
2/6/2000 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1267, 1267/Lot# 1467 $474.75
2/10/2008 NGC MS 61   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2395 $776.25
7/12/2010 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 496, 502/Lot# 577 $908.50
6/16/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 120573 $408.10
6/16/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 120579 $386.10
10/3/2014 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3502, 6056/Lot# 22308 $352.50
1/6/2016 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(8), 1231/Lot# 8981 $540.50


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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