Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 329,000
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $324.44 (9/26/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1900 S $5 MS obverse 1900 S $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

While over a million Liberty half eagles were struck at the San Francisco Mint in 1899, only 329,000 were coined in 1900. This low mintage, coupled with extensive attrition over the years, has made the 1900-S $5 Liberty rare in mint state, and excessively rare in gem.

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Last Updated: 7/25/2016

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1900 S $5 MS
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Base $ 365 375 385 400 425 440 470 480 500 535 600 750 1100 1500 11000 26000 - - 160000 -
$ - - - - - - 615 850 1200 2250 16500 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 521
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 66


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5/30/2005 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 943 $748.00
12/12/2005 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 December Dallas Signature Auction #398, 398/Lot# 1405 $4,312.50
12/11/2006 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 117, 122/Lot# 1555 $218.50
10/27/2010 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2010 October Stamford Coinfest Signature US Coin Auction #1145, 1145/Lot# 4824 $1,380.00
10/21/2012 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 3367, 3367/Lot# 2345 $475.00
2/22/2013 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2013 Baltimore Auction, 181/Lot# 8094 $736.73
10/13/2013 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/13/2013, 96/Lot# 141753 $369.60


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1900 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9419589749901028106610731081109511101138118612711450179921245367754392341078800
94796397910031041106810761086110011191154121413311566190732056092810797521078800
00000010761086110011191154121413311566190732056092810797521078800
000000107810901105112911701243139016832016428668188670102701078800
1900 S $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9901005102110511088112411311138115211661206125213451526188663245563775695201114700
99510101031106311001126113311431157117912211283140516463365632462948344100621114700
000000113311431157117912211283140516463365632462948344100621114700
000000113611471161119312371314146617664845632470258932106051114700
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Points: 593
Owner: tommy44
 
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