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: $313.96 (9/22/2017)
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
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1250 1450 1700 2150 2950 4850 5750 9150 13750 25000 28500 50000 - - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - 32500 - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 154
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 45
High Grade: 61


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/11/2007 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2341 $8,625.00
7/12/2007 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July, West Palm Beach, FL) Signature Coin Auction #442, 442/Lot# 2547 $1,840.00
2/5/2009 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 331, 337/Lot# 6282 $4,025.00
7/26/2012 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 11711 $16,962.50
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
10/29/2012 NGC F 15   Teletrade Auction 3372, 3372/Lot# 3261 $1,350.00
6/9/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/09/2013, 78/Lot# 118838 $7,067.50
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
4/26/2017 PCGS VF 30   Heritage Auctions 2017 April 26 - 30 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1254/Lot# 5321 $2,526.25


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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