Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 17,281
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $324.15 (9/25/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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: 158
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 61


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2/15/1999 NGC VF 20   Teletrade Auction 1133, 1133/Lot# 1979 $358.70
9/19/2005 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 19-21, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 32/Lot# 2461 $6,612.50
5/28/2008 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2008 May Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #1108, 1108/Lot# 3295 $23,000.00
2/5/2009 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 331, 337/Lot# 6282 $4,025.00
10/17/2012 PCGS VF 35   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 5516 $2,070.00
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, 195/Lot# 204386 $4,259.20
6/4/2015 PCGS VG 8   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1221/Lot# 5278 $1,116.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 CC $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base91097411101345193626143009334547105355613065647049743778398258869391459614101011060611129
93110191188154221622745312138004925561362746725717875717978840388439301977610269107800
00000031213800492556136274672571787571797884038843930197761026900
00000032334255514058716419688773077705811885488994945799381043700
1879 CC $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base967103411771423203827403149349649055569636668137312771081238553900094639944104431096011496
989108112591628227228763264396551265834651569797444784782668702915496231011010615111380
000000326439655126583465156979744478478266870291549623101101061500
000000338044355347610066647145757779858409885193089783102761078700
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 7178
Owner: jefother
 
Grade: VF Details
Points: 968
Owner: tommy44
 
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