Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,488
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $312.53 (10/20/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1874 $5 MS obverse 1874 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Only 3,488 business strikes and 20 proofs were struck.

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


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Last Updated: 6/1/2017

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1874 $5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 57
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 62


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/10/1996 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 0805, 805/Lot# 857 $1,846.25
7/5/2006 NGC MS 61   Prooflike Heritage Auctions 2006 July Dallas, TX Coin Signature Auction #407, 407/Lot# 1247 $10,925.00
11/29/2006 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2006 November Dallas Signature Coin Auction #420, 420/Lot# 2229 $20,700.00
9/14/2008 NGC AU 58   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1477 $3,565.00
3/17/2011 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2011 March Sacramento Signature ANA US Coin Auction Session(3), 1153/Lot# 4765 $3,105.00
5/4/2014 NGC AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 189468 $1,983.17
9/14/2014 PCGS F 15   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 821, 830/Lot# 10281 $900.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1874 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base966101010441131177422902585304732703722436657346153693879843333333
981102110731345194623882739312134213937482258746415728779843333330
0000002739312134213937482258746415728779843333300
0000002893319635714151527860136676763579843333300
1874 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9089499821066168321792464291031263564418755155922668577043333333
92296010101272184822742613298232723772463056516176702577043333330
0000002613298232723772463056516176702577043333300
0000002761305434183979507257866431736477043333300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4187
Owner: Desert Gold
 
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