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: $361.18 (10/14/2019)
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: 9/5/2019

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1874 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 625 700 800 1250 1800 2600 3250 4300 5750 9500 15500 20000 - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 56
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 62

The chart showing VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1874 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--12427529191-2--------54
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Total--12427529191-2--------54
 --2 %4 %7 %4 %13 %9 %4 %17 %35 %2 %-4 %-------- 
1874 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------1-1---------2
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Total----------1-1---------2
 ----------50 %-50 %--------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/18/2001 PCGS F 15   Teletrade Auction 1461, 1461/Lot# 1863 $274.30
9/14/2008 NGC AU 58   Goldberg September 14-16, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 48/Lot# 1477 $3,565.00
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
5/4/2014 NGC AU 50   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 189468 $1,983.17
8/5/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3928 $3,290.00
9/14/2014 PCGS F 15   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 821, 830/Lot# 10281 $900.00
7/7/2016 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2016 July 7 - 10 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(4), 1237/Lot# 4470 $2,585.00


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
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4187
Owner: Hugh Stiel Rare Coins
 
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