Summer97's $5 Liberty Obsession





Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: HALF EAGLES - CORONET, MOTTO
Item Description: $5 1894
Full Grade: NGC MS 65
Owner: Summer97

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: Half Eagle Date Set   Score: 3447
Summer97's $5 With Motto   Score: 3447
Summer97's $5 Liberty Obsession   Score: 3447
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide
NGC US Coin Census for Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)

Owner Comments:

The 1894 is a fairly common date but is scarce in gem; there are only two coins graded higher (an NGC 66 and a PCGS 67). This date does not generally “come nice”. This is the third MS65 that I’ve owned, trying to find an example with acceptable luster for the grade. The current example has a muted satin luster and is sunset gold in color. As with most Philadelphia issues from this era, the strike is strong. Superior 5/06: 1151.

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