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: $367.40 (9/20/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1888 $5 MS obverse 1888 $5 MS reverse
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Last Updated: 9/9/2019

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1888 $5 MS
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Base $ 400 410 420 500 540 550 575 600 650 800 900 950 1850 3600 15000 - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 171
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 65

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/17/2019 1888 $5 MS
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Base-----112314351752251271-----170
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Total-----112314351752261271-----171
 -----1 %1 %1 %2 %8 %20 %10 %30 %15 %7 %4 %1 %----- 
1888 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------1---------1
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Total------------1---------1
 ------------100 %--------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/6/1994 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 1994 St. Louis Bullet Sale #119, 119/Lot# 503 $1,100.00
6/27/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 1384 $391.00
6/4/2006 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #66062, 66062/Lot# 25131 $575.00
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 3004, 3004/Lot# 3316 $747.50
12/8/2011 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(5), 1162/Lot# 9859 $546.25
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 Prooflike
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Base87499310101027105110921108113112291312137915611799207226803601333333
91499910161035106510971116116412571334144016401890227529873601333330
0000001116116412571334144016401890227529873601333300
0000001123119612841357150017201981247732943601333300
1888 $5 MS
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Base82093394996699010281044106611591239130314771707196925553447333333
858938955974100310331051109711861260136115541794216428523447333330
0000001051109711861260136115541794216428523447333300
0000001059112812121282141916301882236031503447333300
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 1969
Owner: Tim Stl
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 1303
Owner: ryanrph
 
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