Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 301,920
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $319.07 (9/30/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1879 $5 MS obverse 1879 $5 MS reverse


  
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Price Guide

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1879 $5 MS
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Base $ 365 375 385 425 500 515 525 535 565 600 680 800 1875 4250 11500 26500 - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 683
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 65


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10/4/2016 AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131640/Lot# 21546


Auction Prices Realized

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11/1/2004 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #18, 22/Lot# 342 $333.50
9/26/2005 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2005 September Long Beach Online Session #385, 385/Lot# 9836 $431.25
5/6/2007 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2363, 2363/Lot# 2915 $268.80
2/3/2011 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2011 February Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1152/Lot# 4473 $8,050.00
1/9/2013 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1181/Lot# 12974 $558.13
3/30/2014 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 181466 $552.20
6/4/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1206/Lot# 9633 $440.63
3/27/2015 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 7384 $2,115.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 $5 MS
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Base237275314360409477532586655699762802829990208734474912673610228157262446127346
249288329376431495550609669720775811882135525403935552079001206018637254220
00000055060966972077581188213552540393555207900120601863700
00000056863268474178882093617212993442361289064138932154900
1879 $5 MS Prooflike
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