Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 172,400
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $431.93 (11/30/2020)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1902 $5 MS obverse 1902 $5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of 172,400 coins, the 1902 $5 gold half eagle from the Philadelphia Mint is by no means a rare coin. However, it is quite a bit rarer in higher grade than normal common-date Liberty half eagles.

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Last Updated: 12/1/2020

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1902 $5 MS
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Base $ 535 535 535 545 555 565 565 570 575 605 630 - - - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - 610 - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1569
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67

The chart showing 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 11/24/2020 1902 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------111987264205953021051831---1569
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Total------111987264205983031091931---1578
 ------0%0%0%1%6%2%27%38%19%7%1%0%0%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1902 $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92199310101027105110921108111511621177120612571345137915892113324750158144333
94599910161035106510971110113111671187122312861356144917642491383660588144333
0000001110113111671187122312861356144917642491383660588144300
0000001113114611721196124013161368151919382869442671018144300
1902 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base86593394996699010281044105110951110113811861271130315052009310348177859333
888938955974100310331046106611001119115412141282137016732374367458317859333
0000001046106611001119115412141282137016732374367458317859300
0000001049108011051129117012431292143818412738424668457859300
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2009
Owner: Lucky One
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 1505
Owner: ryanrph
 
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