Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 320,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $443.07 (5/7/2021)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1906 D $5 MS obverse 1906 D $5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Denver Mint produced its first coinage in 1906. Among those premier issues were 320,000 Liberty half eagles. It seems many of the new coins were either saved or were not used extensively in circulation, as they are relatively common through the grade of MS64. In gem, they become slightly less easy to locate, and are extremely rare above gem.

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Last Updated: 5/7/2021

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1906 D $5 MS
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Base $ 550 550 550 560 570 580 580 580 580 595 635 650 695 925 2150 5900 - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2793
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 5/4/2021 1906 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base------2113515534498990654350658----2793
--------------1--1----2
-------------64111-----22
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Total------2113515534498996659361669----2817
 ------0%0%0%1%6%1%18%35%23%13%2%0%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1906 D $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base92199310101027105110921108111511621177124312571326137915311847319845468247333
94599910161035106510971110113111671199124812801344143016362297364757808247333
0000001110113111671199124812801344143016362297364757808247300
0000001113114611721221125213031361148017422748409770138247300
1906 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base86593394996699010281044105110951110117311861252130315831753305743617960333
888938955974100310331046106611001131117712081269139616402188349255617960333
0000001046106611001131117712081269139616402188349255617960300
0000001049108011051152118212301286149016962622392667607960300
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3057
Owner: Tim Stl
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1753
Owner: kurtl59
 
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