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: $304.38 (5/24/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1879 CC $5 MS obverse 1879 CC $5 MS reverse


  
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1879 CC $5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 159
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 61


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7/10/2000 PCGS VF 20   Teletrade Auction 1331, 1331/Lot# 1808 $474.75
2/11/2007 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2341 $8,625.00
2/5/2009 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 331, 337/Lot# 6282 $4,025.00
5/27/2009 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2009 May Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1125, 1125/Lot# 1684 $4,887.50
9/4/2011 NGC Details XF Details  Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 2034 $2,013.00
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 118838 $7,067.50
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
9/7/2016 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1239/Lot# 4710 $7,050.00
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


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 CC $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1658175319072143267133243447374741724992583673747859965633333333
1690180419862319288933653547388944455273634975368458965633333330
0000003547388944455273634975368458965633333300
0000003647403047195555686176979057965633333300
1879 CC $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1749184720082252279934743601391243505196606476468144998733333333
1782190120892434302435163705405846325485659178128758998733333330
0000003705405846325485659178128758998733333300
0000003808420449145775711979789373998733333300
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 8458
Owner: jefother
 
Grade: VF Details
Points: 1336
Owner: tommy44
 
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