Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 880,700
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $324.34 (7/27/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1905 S $5 MS obverse 1905 S $5 MS reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®


Click on a coin to see VarietyPlus details.

Description & Analysis

This is a surprisingly rare coin in Gem quality, a true condition rarity. Although 880,700 of these coins were originally minted, the number of Gem and finer examples is in the single digits!

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/25/2016

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1905 S $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 365 375 385 400 425 440 490 520 575 650 750 1125 1700 3400 10000 20500 39000 - - -
$ - - - - 600 - 800 1275 1975 4250 13250 - - -
1905 S $5 MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 929
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


Upcoming Auctions

A random selection of NGC coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
8/2/2016 AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131631/Lot# 22148


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/10/1999 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1161, 1161/Lot# 2020 $200.45
6/14/2000 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #20064, 20064/Lot# 4373 $230.00
2/20/2005 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2295 $632.50
9/24/2007 NGC MS 61   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 180, 186/Lot# 1666 $414.00
7/24/2011 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131131/Lot# 25382 $489.90
2/17/2013 PCGS MS 63   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/17/2013, 62/Lot# 90949 $1,540.00
8/18/2013 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 08/18/2013, 88/Lot# 116732 $359.70
3/31/2015 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Baltimore, 6065/Lot# 33720 $340.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1905 S $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9419589749901028106610731081112411661239133314501821226831945158688687681304300
947963979100310411068107610951138119012701372157419702577384957347513101931304300
000000107610951138119012701372157419702577384957347513101931304300
000000107811101152121513021411169721192885450363108141116181304300
1905 S $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1111113786407568299309931092144218953021461763159362140792145633102
1111112646567878086295110261208159322703553518373301093416538253380
0000004656787808629511026120815932270355351837330109341653800
0000005527178048969721059132517442645408557498346125061899700
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: MS 64
Points: 3194
Owner: darktone
 
Grade: MS 62
Points: 1821
Owner: ryanrph
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer