Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,545,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $363.86 (9/17/2019)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1899 S $5 MS obverse 1899 S $5 MS reverse
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Last Updated: 9/13/2019

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1899 S $5 MS
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Base $ 400 410 420 435 450 500 510 520 530 550 575 600 1000 2000 6750 19000 - - 150000 -
$ - - - - 540 560 585 750 1250 2450 11000 - - -
1899 S $5 MS Prooflike
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 2850 3250 5000 - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1031
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 69

The chart showing VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series, 69 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/17/2019 1899 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--1-141118174181149342852138751153--1-1021
------------1-2-1-----4
--------------11------2
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Total--1-141118174181149342862139052163--1-1027
 --0 %-1 %1 %2 %2 %4 %8 %15 %3 %28 %21 %9 %5 %2 %0 %--0 %- 
1899 S $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------11512------10
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-----------------1----1
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Total-----------11512-1----11
 -----------9 %9 %45 %9 %18 %-9 %---- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/22/1997 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 1997 Mid-Winter ANA Signature Sale #169, 169/Lot# 6401 $276.00
8/18/2004 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2004 August Pittsburgh, PA Signature Sale #352, 352/Lot# 7348 $3,105.00
1/15/2007 NGC AU 53   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 122, 127/Lot# 1378 $201.25
10/2/2007 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2007 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Final Session #447, 447/Lot# 9825 $276.00
2/7/2011 NGC AU 50   Teletrade Auction 3009, 3009/Lot# 1889 $517.50
8/15/2011 NGC MS 62   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 3887 $632.50
1/29/2012 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1633 $437.00
4/14/2013 PCGS Genuine XF   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/14/2013, 70/Lot# 106528 $412.62
9/4/2014 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1209/Lot# 8652 $440.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1899 $5 MS S Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111111304527546558577591686113114722417461755828997140572218835345
11111102378533550564581622834124417873150493867201068316767265730
00000037853355056458162283412441787315049386720106831676700
00000045253955457058665498213582102388352607858123701947700
1899 $5 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base255295336384437463477489507519539551642106613932302443153677796118411821328338
26830835240144546748149551152554358178311751696301147436176914413965215880
0000004814955115255435817831175169630114743617691441396500
00000048550151553254761192412841999372150556986104921608900
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 1393
Owner: Tim Stl
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1066
Owner: WFH71
 
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