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: $304.38 (5/24/2017)
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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1873 OPEN 3 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 375 385 400 410 450 515 525 600 635 750 1050 1800 3650 7700 16750 - - - - -
$ - - 530 620 660 - 1300 - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 337
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 63


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Grade
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7/27/2005 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2005 July San Francisco, CA (ANA) Signature Auction #382, 382/Lot# 7547 $2,645.00
4/6/2006 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2006 April Atlanta, GA (ANA) Signature Auction #402, 402/Lot# 1891 $977.50
7/12/2010 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 496, 502/Lot# 577 $908.50
10/13/2010 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 2942, 2942/Lot# 2286 $1,322.50
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 2132 $13,225.00
2/22/2013 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 8076 $532.28
9/7/2016 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(6), 1239/Lot# 8386 $998.75


NGC Registry

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