Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 302,200
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $319.99 (7/23/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1905 $5 MS obverse 1905 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With a mintage of 302,308 coins, this issue is not a rarity, but it is also not a common issue, but rather one of those in-between issues that does not bring much of a premium, but at the same time is elusive.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 12/28/2015

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1905 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 380 390 400 425 450 460 470 480 525 535 600 625 800 1850 4150 7100 25000 - - -
$ - - - - - - 615 700 900 2100 4750 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2738
Low Grade: 45
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
5/31/2001 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2001 June Long Beach Signature Sale #263, 263/Lot# 9030 $460.00
10/6/2003 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1789, 1789/Lot# 1403 $577.50
8/9/2004 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet-Only Auction #10, 14/Lot# 240 $262.20
1/29/2012 NGC MS 62   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1661 $506.00
12/9/2012 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/09/2012, 52/Lot# 89356 $759.00
2/27/2014 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(5), 1203/Lot# 8466 $822.50
6/16/2014 PCGS MS 66   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20854 $3,837.55
10/8/2014 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(6), 1210/Lot# 9115 $676.80


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1905 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base941958974990102810661073108110951110117311861271130315052368350644587431796000
9479639791003104110681076108611001131117712141282137017932747382354497607796000
0000001076108611001131117712141282137017932747382354497607796000
0000001078109011051152118212431292143820803127414164407784796000
1905 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base990100510211051108811241131113811521166123912521345137515892464363946437651824700
995101010311063110011261133114311571190124312831355144618812856397456467850824700
0000001133114311571190124312831355144618812856397456467850824700
0000001136114711611215124813141365151821723247430866488048824700
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2747
Owner: Lucky One
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2368
Owner: ryanrph
 
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