Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 329,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $433.05 (11/29/2020)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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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: 8/24/2020

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1900 S $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 575 575 575 585 585 600 600 600 615 650 675 700 875 1300 9250 25000 - - - -
$ - - - - 620 665 680 725 975 2300 13000 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 539
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66

The chart showing VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 11/24/2020 1900 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----2-8122035901593112747131----536
--------------2-------2
-------------2121-----6
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Total----2-8122035901593114777341----544
 ----0%-1%2%4%6%17%3%17%21%14%13%1%0%---- 
1900 S $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------1--11------3
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Total-----------1--11------3
 -----------33%--33%33%------ 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1900 S $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92199310101027105110921108111511621177120612571345153118952233558278181235812571146463
94599910161035106510971110113111671187122312861407165220083349632793311242913263146463
000000111011311167118712231286140716522008334963279331124291326300
0000001113114611721196124013161469177421204466707310845125001395400
1900 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base86593394996699010281044105110951110113811861271145017992124536775431197012178142063
888938955974100310331046106611001119115412141331156619073205609290191203912854142063
000000104610661100111911541214133115661907320560929019120391285400
0000001049108011051129117012431390168320164286681810494121091353000
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2124
Owner: kurtl59
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2124
Owner: Tim Stl
 
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