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: $306.71 (5/28/2017)
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.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/25/2016

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1874 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 375 395 450 975 1575 2800 3250 4300 6150 11750 14000 19000 27500 - - - - - - -
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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
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Sale / Lot
Price
1/10/1996 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 0805, 805/Lot# 857 $1,846.25
9/14/2008 NGC AU 58   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1477 $3,565.00
10/13/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 4931 $4,312.50
11/29/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(3), 1177/Lot# 4992 $3,525.00
1/8/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6732 $4,700.00
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
7/31/2016 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131632/Lot# 24124 $2,056.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1874 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9089499821066168321792464291031263564418755155922668577043333333
92296010101272184822742613298232723772463056516176702577043333330
0000002613298232723772463056516176702577043333300
0000002761305434183979507257866431736477043333300
1874 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base966101010441131177422902585304732703722436657346153693879843333333
981102110731345194623882739312134213937482258746415728779843333330
0000002739312134213937482258746415728779843333300
0000002893319635714151527860136676763579843333300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4187
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4187
Owner: Summer97
 
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