Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 348,735
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $320.86 (9/28/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1906 $5 MS obverse 1906 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint struck nearly 350,000 Liberty half eagles in 1906. The NGC census shows the population of this coin in gem drops by over 75% from the choice to gem level. However, there are examples available in MS66 and even in MS67.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/25/2016

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1906 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 365 375 385 400 425 440 470 480 525 535 600 625 750 1350 3100 5750 28500 - - -
$ - - - - - - 615 700 800 1625 5000 8450 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2917
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Price
6/25/2007 PCGS AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2386, 2386/Lot# 1986 $246.40
7/12/2007 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July, West Palm Beach, FL) Signature Coin Auction #442, 442/Lot# 2586 $4,312.50
1/30/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg January 30 - February 3, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 62/Lot# 2163 $891.25
3/18/2011 NGC MS 61   Stack's Bowers The March 2011 Baltimore Auction Online Only Session, 91/Lot# 12723 $437.00
12/29/2013 NGC MS 61   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/29/2013, 170/Lot# 108403 $495.00
11/2/2014 PCGS AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 828, 837/Lot# 10573 $350.00
7/31/2016 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131632/Lot# 23521 $399.50
8/10/2016 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2016 August 10 - 14 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Anaheim Session(2), 1238/Lot# 4298 $15,275.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1906 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base941958974990102810661073108110951110117311861271130314502009305740647808851500
9479639791003104110681076108611001131117712141282135216362358339353128044851500
0000001076108611001131117712141282135216362358339353128044851500
0000001078109011051152118212431292140118232708372865608279851500
1906 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base9901021103610511088112411381152116611791213125213451375152622333194421780918776115380
10001026104110631100112911431157117011901226128313551425176225533535550883199697115380
0000001143115711701190122612831355142517622553353555088319969700
00000011471161117512021239131413651476199728743876680085481061700
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 1303
Owner: GregLach
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 1186
Owner: Cheney
 
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