Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Carson City
Mintage: 60,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $312.80 (11/23/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Link to this coin

1893 CC $5 MS obverse 1893 CC $5 MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

Description & Analysis

The Carson City Mint struck 60,000 gold half eagles in 1893. Due to the fact that this was the last year of coinage production at the facility, examples of this issue have a special allure to collectors. Most examples of this coin tend to be in AU condition, but uncirculated examples are available through MS62. As the grade increases above MS62, this issue becomes harder and harder to find.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE
FIND IT ON EBAY

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/16/2017

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1893 CC $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 735 765 790 875 1050 1175 1300 1575 1950 2750 3350 4100 9100 22500 39500 - - - - -
$ - - - 1625 2100 - - 4900 9500 32000 - - - -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 682
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 65


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/11/2007 NGC MS 63   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2352 $5,405.00
8/17/2009 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 402, 408/Lot# 1120 $833.75
2/15/2010 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3801 $2,127.50
9/7/2011 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1159/Lot# 4339 $2,760.00
10/29/2012 NGC XF 40   Teletrade Auction 3372, 3372/Lot# 3264 $625.00
3/21/2013 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1183/Lot# 8193 $881.25
4/6/2014 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 184690 $1,155.00
  PCGS AU 58   Bonhams $2,106.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1893 $5 MS CC Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1379145414901520162819852113221423812585288530993496393050157008936133333
1404146615001556174720282147227024492685295632313641429256797792936133330
0000002147227024492685295632313641429256797792936133300
0000002180232525172785302833643785465363448577936133300
1893 $5 MS CC
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1303137514101438154218862009210622682464275429603345376548176753904633333
1327138714191473165719272041216023332561282330883485411654627517904633330
0000002041216023332561282330883485411654627517904633300
0000002074221423992657289132173625446661088282904633300
Registry Image Gallery

No Images Found

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer