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: $299.64 (2/20/2017)
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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 16663
Low Grade: 40
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/5/2005 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #65, 70/Lot# 1072 $6,325.00
9/6/2009 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 6-8, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 54/Lot# 3408 $506.00
5/15/2011 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/15/2011, 115/Lot# 8644 $453.58
2/26/2012 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 3231, 3231/Lot# 2622 $425.00
5/27/2012 NGC MS 62   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1284 $491.00
10/17/2012 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 25281 $1,667.50
3/3/2016 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 March 3 - 6 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1233/Lot# 7741 $1,351.25
8/28/2016 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131636/Lot# 21607 $763.75


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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