Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 18,201
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $316.50 (9/25/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1888 $5 MS obverse 1888 $5 MS reverse


  
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1888 $5 MS
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Base $ 400 410 440 475 500 525 550 600 700 775 900 1150 1850 3750 - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1300 2450 - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 170
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 65


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Price
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1384 $391.00
4/18/2006 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #26044, 26044/Lot# 11381 $948.75
1/3/2007 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 5939 $1,437.50
5/12/2008 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2528, 2528/Lot# 2192 $358.40
3/17/2013 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/17/2013, 66/Lot# 105184 $513.70
7/7/2016 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2016 July 7 - 10 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(4), 1237/Lot# 4481 $1,410.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1888 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base82093394996699010281044106611591239130314771707196925553447333333
858938955974100310331051109711861260136115541794216428523447333330
0000001051109711861260136115541794216428523447333300
0000001059112812121282141916301882236031503447333300
1888 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base87499310101027105110921108113112291312137915611799207226803601333333
91499910161035106510971116116412571334144016401890227529873601333330
0000001116116412571334144016401890227529873601333300
0000001123119612841357150017201981247732943601333300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 1303
Owner: ryanrph
 
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