Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 137,382
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $296.38 (5/25/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1840 $5 MS obverse 1840 $5 MS reverse


  
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1840 $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 328
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


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12/3/1993 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions Dallas Bullet #111, 111/Lot# 485 $935.00
2/21/1996 PCGS MS 61   Teletrade Auction 0817, 817/Lot# 850 $3,692.50
9/13/2007 NGC XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 177, 183/Lot# 6689 $316.25
9/19/2010 NGC AU 55   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 2860 $1,322.50
10/13/2011 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(3), 1160/Lot# 4893 $977.50
8/5/2014 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8537 $822.50
9/7/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 198343 $900.00
3/10/2015 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers March 2015 Portland ANA, 6103/Lot# 1348 $969.38


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1840 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1121116011931256128813091707197724322685301632123556396550227844116541756126812111
1134117112141266129514411797212825162795308133263692431759629114136232064426812110
0000001797212825162795308133263692431759629114136232064426812100
00000018872280260029053146344138284669690310384155922372826812100
1840 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1189123012641330136213841799208025512814315633593715413651158128120341807527515111
1202124112861340136915221892223726382928322334773855446261199430140472122127515110
0000001892223726382928322334773855446261199430140472122127515100
00000019862394272630423291359639954788712310732160612436827515100
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Grade: AU 55
Points: 2685
Owner: fiddlehead
 
Grade: AU 53
Points: 2432
Owner: Lucky One
 
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