Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,405,500
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $306.71 (5/28/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1900 $5 MS obverse 1900 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Some 1.5 million gold half eagles were minted in Philadelphia in 1900. A decent amount of this date survived in high grade, as evidenced by the NGC population which shows over 200 coins in gem or higher. (9/2016)

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/15/2016

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1900 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 365 375 385 400 425 440 470 480 500 535 585 615 750 1050 2875 6500 23500 - - -
$ - - - - - - 600 650 850 1250 3375 7350 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16697
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
6/11/2017 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1256/Lot# 4858
6/11/2017 MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2017 June 8 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1256/Lot# 8013


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/1/1993 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Long Beach Bullet #108, 108/Lot# 393 $825.00
3/6/1996 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 0821, 821/Lot# 905 $179.35
3/6/2006 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 77, 82/Lot# 1129 $230.00
9/10/2006 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 2075 $977.50
5/27/2012 NGC MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1284 $491.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 5208 $881.25
8/18/2013 PCGS MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/18/2013, 88/Lot# 116751 $489.50
8/7/2016 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131633/Lot# 25570 $470.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1900 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base86593394996699010281044105110951110113811861252129014501753294842907258333
888938955974100310331046106611001119115412081265134315512151339552797258330
0000001046106611001119115412081265134315512151339552797258300
0000001049108011051129117012301277139716522550384362697258300
1900 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92199310101027105110921108111511621177120612571326136615311847308644727526333
94599910161035106510971110113111671187122312801339142116362260354854907526330
0000001110113111671187122312801339142116362260354854907526300
0000001113114611721196124013031353147617422673401065087526300
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 5279
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1753
Owner: darktone
 
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