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: $318.82 (7/25/2016)
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: 12/28/2015

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1900 $5 MS
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Base $ 380 390 400 425 450 460 470 480 500 535 585 615 750 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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Auction Prices Realized

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3/27/2006 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 80, 85/Lot# 1020 $285.20
5/28/2006 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg May 28-31, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 36/Lot# 616 $372.00
7/31/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131132/Lot# 26513 $920.00
12/16/2011 NGC MS 65   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19430/Lot# 1065 $2,106.00
2/28/2012 NGC MS 66   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7584 $3,852.50
4/30/2012 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 3268, 3268/Lot# 1997 $425.00
6/23/2013 PCGS MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/23/2013, 80/Lot# 119439 $474.20
2/6/2015 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3520, 6089/Lot# 22179 $329.00


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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