Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,710,630
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $305.98 (5/30/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1899 $5 MS obverse 1899 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint struck just over 1.7 million gold half eagles in 1899. This was a very high mintage in the scope of the series, and because of that, this issue is readily available in all grades through gem.

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Last Updated: 7/25/2016

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1899 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 365 375 385 400 425 440 470 480 500 535 585 615 750 1100 3400 6500 25000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 600 650 925 1350 3650 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 13262
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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11/15/2007 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 195, 201/Lot# 6508 $920.00
12/26/2007 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2468, 2468/Lot# 1848 $380.80
1/31/2010 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg January 31 - February 3, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 57/Lot# 2160 $891.25
5/29/2011 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 19158/Lot# 1246 $702.00
1/29/2012 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1630 $506.00
7/15/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131230/Lot# 26939 $1,092.50
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25277 $722.63
7/9/2015 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(3), 1222/Lot# 4498 $881.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base86593394996699010281044105110951110113811861252129014501799319442907431333
888938955974100310331046106611001119115412081265134315662264355953377431330
0000001046106611001119115412081265134315662264355953377431300
0000001049108011051129117012301277139716832729392563847431300
1899 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92199310101027105110921108111511621177120612571326136615311895334044727704333
94599910161035106510971110113111671187122312801339142116522377371755497704330
0000001110113111671187122312801339142116522377371755497704300
0000001113114611721196124013031353147617742858409566277704300
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3194
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1568
Owner: Zakmar
 
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