Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,912,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $356.76 (11/20/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1887 S $5 MS obverse 1887 S $5 MS reverse
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1887 S $5 MS
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Base $ 400 410 420 435 450 500 510 520 535 550 575 600 700 1300 8000 - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3583
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65

The chart showing VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 11/19/2019 1887 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--126577205624415512321328444705-----3582
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Total--126577205624415512321332449705-----3591
 --0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %2 %7 %4 %34 %37 %13 %2 %0 %----- 
1887 S $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------------1--------1
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Total-------------1--------1
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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/5/1994 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1994 October Long Beach Bullet Sale #125, 125/Lot# 588 $1,017.50
5/10/2004 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1881, 1881/Lot# 1895 $374.00
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 649 $310.50
6/12/2011 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/12/2011, 121/Lot# 9366 $418.00
6/28/2011 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3092, 3092/Lot# 1227 $1,102.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 31225 $499.38
11/2/2014 PCGS XF 45   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10568 $340.00
7/31/2016 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131632/Lot# 23493 $399.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1887 S $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base87499310101027105110921108111511621177124312571345141017492194525433333
91499910161035106510971110113111671199124812861367152318973214525433330
0000001110113111671199124812861367152318973214525433300
0000001113114611721221125213161388163620464234525433300
1887 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base82093394996699010281044105110951110117311861271133316582087504933333
858938955974100310331046106611001131117712141292144118013074504933330
0000001046106611001131117712141292144118013074504933300
0000001049108011051152118212431312155019444062504933300
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2087
Owner: Hugh Stiel Rare Coins
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2087
Owner: Lucky One
 
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