Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,405,500
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $319.40 (7/26/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1900 $5 MS obverse 1900 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1900 Liberty half eagle is popular as the first date of the millennium, from a large mintage of 1.4 million pieces. The date is not difficult to locate in Mint State but, to quote Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth, 'Any U.S. gold coin in superb condition is very rare.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/25/2016

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1900 $5 MS
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Base $ 365 375 385 400 425 440 470 480 500 535 585 615 750 1050 2875 6500 25000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 600 650 850 1250 3375 7350 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16280
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Grade
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10/29/2000 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1371, 1371/Lot# 1491 $168.80
2/11/2007 NGC MS 64   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2361 $1,725.00
5/29/2011 NGC MS 63   Bonhams Coins and Banknotes, 19158/Lot# 1248 $702.00
3/11/2012 PCGS Genuine UNC   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/11/2012, 12/Lot# 40606 $467.50
1/9/2013 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(9), 1181/Lot# 13024 $528.75
3/28/2014 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers March 2014 Baltimore Auction, 6008/Lot# 6242 $940.00
6/15/2014 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 808, 817/Lot# 265 $2,600.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1900 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base941958974990102810661073108110951110113811861252129014501753294842907431785900
9479639791003104110681076108611001119115412081265134315512151339553377574785900
0000001076108611001119115412081265134315512151339553377574785900
0000001078109011051129117012301277139716522550384363847716785900
1900 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base990100510211051108811241131114511521166120612521315136315261886300944587704815300
995101010311063110011261136114711571179122112731331141716462260349255407854815300
0000001136114711571179122112731331141716462260349255407854815300
0000001140115011611193123712941347147217662635397566228003815300
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 5337
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1753
Owner: darktone
 
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