Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 969,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $362.91 (9/20/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1881 S $5 MS obverse 1881 S $5 MS reverse
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Last Updated: 9/11/2019

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1881 S $5 MS
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Base $ 400 410 420 435 450 500 510 520 535 550 575 600 700 1300 3750 13000 - - - -
$ - - - - 540 - - 625 1000 1900 - - - -
1881 S $5 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 1600 2400 4000 - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1991
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/17/2019 1881 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---132311203715174546701290114201----1974
-----------1-413--1---10
-------------314------8
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Total---1323112037151755467082921212011---1992
 ---0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %1 %2 %8 %4 %27 %36 %15 %6 %1 %0 %0 %--- 
1881 S $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------14642------17
---------------1------1
-----------------------
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Total-----------14643------18
 -----------6 %22 %33 %22 %17 %------ 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/13/2007 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 177, 183/Lot# 6703 $1,380.00
1/24/2010 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 2802, 2802/Lot# 2792 $414.00
5/29/2011 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/29/2011, 118/Lot# 7707 $440.00
9/2/2012 NGC MS 65   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2083 $3,450.00
6/16/2014 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20850 $522.88
4/27/2016 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1234/Lot# 8836 $470.00
8/7/2016 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131633/Lot# 25548 $376.00
1/4/2017 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2017 January 4 - 9 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Session(8), 1251/Lot# 10950 $446.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 $5 MS S Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base87499310101027105111081108111511621177124312571345141019412552458933333
91499910161035107011081110113111671199124812861367158721453231458933330
0000001110113111671199124812861367158721453231458933300
0000001113114611721221125213161388176423483910458933300
1881 $5 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base82093394996699010281044105110951110117311861271133318432433440333333
858938955974100310331046106611001131117712141292150320403090440333330
0000001046106611001131117712141292150320403090440333300
0000001049108011051152118212431312167322363746440333300
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 4403
Owner: DON PATE
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2433
Owner: Lucky One
 
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