Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,432
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $303.75 (7/24/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1876 $5 MS obverse 1876 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Only 1,432 business strikes were produced in this centennial year, the lowest production of any With Motto five. Naturally, any coin of this issue is rare, regardless of condition. The typical 1876 half eagle has prooflike surfaces.

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Last Updated: 6/1/2017

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1876 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1150 1250 1350 2150 4600 5800 6600 8450 13500 - 16000 19500 29000 39000 55000 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 21250 - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 23
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/30/1994 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1994 ANA Sale #122, 122/Lot# 7456 $46,200.00
6/2/2005 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2005 June Long Beach Signature Auction #376, 376/Lot# 7799 $12,075.00
2/1/2009 NGC AU 58   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1479 $6,612.50
3/21/2013 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1183/Lot# 4240 $19,975.00
1/8/2014 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6736 $5,875.00
9/9/2016 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 9 - 12 The Twelve Oaks Collection Signature Auction Session(3), 1244/Lot# 14100 $7,637.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1876 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1609179918862009240135063639403242174756556360076400688675438727991833333
1672182819272140276935503770409443975025571161386562710579389124991833330
0000003770409443975025571161386562710579389124991833300
0000003901415545765294585962696724732483329521991833300
1876 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base16971895198521132519366338004206439649525783624066447144781890341025533333
17631925202822482900370939354269458152295935637568117369822394411025533330
00000039354269458152295935637568117369822394411025533300
00000040714333476755066088650969777593862998481025533300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 5563
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 5563
Owner: Summer97
 
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