Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 17,281
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $360.79 (10/20/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1879 CC $5 MS obverse 1879 CC $5 MS reverse
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Last Updated: 9/6/2019

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1879 CC $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1250 1500 1900 2650 3750 4500 5950 8000 12500 25000 27500 - - - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - 40000 - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 164
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 61

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1879 CC $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-4192913241220212515---------164
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Total-4192913251220212517---------167
 -2 %1 %5 %17 %8 %15 %7 %12 %13 %15 %1 %4 %--------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/14/2001 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 1417, 1417/Lot# 1702 $2,426.50
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2461 $6,612.50
7/5/2006 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2006 July Dallas, TX Coin Signature Auction #407, 407/Lot# 1251 $8,625.00
2/5/2009 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 331, 337/Lot# 6282 $4,025.00
7/27/2013 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4490 $9,106.25
6/29/2014 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 187/Lot# 204386 $421.11
8/10/2016 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2016 August 10 - 14 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Anaheim Session(5), 1238/Lot# 5875 $7,990.00
9/9/2016 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 9 - 12 The Twelve Oaks Collection Signature Auction Session(2), 1244/Lot# 13730 $3,543.80
9/9/2016 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 9 - 12 The Twelve Oaks Collection Signature Auction Session(3), 1244/Lot# 14105 $11,750.00
1/4/2017 NGC G 6   Heritage Auctions 2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Session(8), 1251/Lot# 10945 $1,292.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 $5 MS CC Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1749184720082252279934743601391243505196606476468144998733333333
1782190120892434302435163705405846325485659178128758998733333330
0000003705405846325485659178128758998733333300
0000003808420449145775711979789373998733333300
1879 $5 MS CC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1658175319072143267133243447374741724992583673747859965633333333
1690180419862319288933653547388944455273634975368458965633333330
0000003547388944455273634975368458965633333300
0000003647403047195555686176979057965633333300
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 4992
Owner: idig24kgold
 
Grade: VF Details
Points: 1336
Owner: tommy44
 
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