Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 1,211,500
Catalog: KM-101
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $284.11 (2/7/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1885 S $5 MS obverse 1885 S $5 MS reverse


  
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1885 S $5 MS
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4205
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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7/27/2005 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 July San Francisco, CA (ANA) Signature Auction #382, 382/Lot# 7558 $1,380.00
3/27/2006 NGC MS 62   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 80, 85/Lot# 1015 $356.50
4/16/2007 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2007 April Dallas, TX Final Session #451, 451/Lot# 8023 $345.00
9/13/2010 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2924, 2924/Lot# 1628 $1,265.00
9/2/2012 NGC MS 65   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2086 $2,553.00
7/21/2013 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/21/2013, 84/Lot# 106879 $376.20
6/27/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 2537 $2,702.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1885 S $5 MS
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Base2372753143604094374504634824945155275757601159150529363919608981211221618623
249288329376418441454469486501519543636893127419823263464267669486143510
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1885 S $5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 4642
Owner: Summer97
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1982
Owner: *00001AAA Coins
 
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