Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 957,880
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $428.65 (7/9/2020)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1894 $5 MS obverse 1894 $5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint struck just under a million five dollar gold pieces in 1894. They often come quite baggy, as evidenced by the average grade of MS61-MS62. This coin is less common in MS63, and is rare in choice. In gem, it is nearly impossible to locate.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/8/2020

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1894 $5 MS
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Base $ 450 450 450 450 475 500 505 520 535 565 625 640 710 1200 3350 9000 30000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 650 775 - - 12500 - -
1894 $5 MS PL
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 2850 - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 3752
Low Grade: 50
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 65

The chart showing 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: 7/7/2020 1894 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-------21261081301084143283411912-----3748
-------------1--------1
-------------34-------7
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Total-------21261081301084143683811912-----3756
 -------0%0%1%3%3%29%38%22%3%0%----- 
1894 $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------------121-------4
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Total------------121-------4
 ------------25%50%25%------- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1894 $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111112855005195325515656156091229172436014257645599131540224187
11111953565065235385555816158151394234938194989760711742183300
000000356506523538555581615815139423493819498976071174200
0000004285125275445605986151022155929754038572287601357200
1894 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base86593394996699010281044105110951110113811861271136318432161391933333
888938955974100310331046106611001119115412141302152319492747391933330
0000001046106611001119115412141302152319492747391933300
0000001049108011051129117012431332168320553333391933300
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2161
Owner: Tim Stl
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1843
Owner: Fivekiller
 
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