Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,710,630
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $321.24 (9/27/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/25/2016

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

Total Graded: 13146
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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2/11/2007 NGC MS 64   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2356 $1,667.50
5/29/2011 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 19158/Lot# 1245 $702.00
7/10/2011 NGC Details UNC Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131129/Lot# 20535 $402.50
7/17/2012 NGC MS 65   Teletrade Auction 3313, 3313/Lot# 1324 $2,075.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25279 $528.75
5/5/2013 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 750, 759/Lot# 343 $1,250.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5207 $2,056.25
6/4/2015 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(2), 1221/Lot# 4263 $3,539.10
7/9/2015 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(4), 1222/Lot# 7939 $793.13
8/21/2016 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131635/Lot# 29647 $459.43


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $5 MS
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Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601159150527893639556374881116816892
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000000458475490508523559698102613892361335549216846994100
1899 $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2789
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1568
Owner: Zakmar
 
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