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Liberty Five Dollar Gold Coin Value

Your Liberty five dollar gold coin value is at least $435 each. With almost a quarter of an ounce of gold in your coin. It forms a very high base price.

Liberty Five Dollar Gold Coin

It's just the beginning because the value of gold is only one of a few factors affecting the worth of your coin.

The first is the date and mintmark. There are many scarce and rare dates scattered throughout this popular gold coin series. The value chart pinpoints these rare dates separating them from the common.

So what is the most difficult value factor to get right?

An accurate assessment of the condition of your coin, know as "Grading." It affects your Liberty five dollar gold coin value in subtle but major ways.

For example, the Liberty $5 gold coin pictured is rare because of its "Uncirculated" condition. This coin is easily worth over $470 . How to grade gold coins is covered in more detail below.

Liberty Five Dollar Gold Coin Value - What Dealers Pay

It is clear from the value chart, depending on the date, mintmark, and how well your coin is preserved the value can fluctuate from a few hundred dollars up into the thousands.

Liberty Five Dollar
Gold Coin Value
 Condition of Coin
DateVery
Extremely
Fine
About
Uncirculated
Uncirculated
  Liberty Five Gold Coin Value Updated 1/30/2023
1877 Rare Rare Rare Rare
1877 CC $3,342 $7,440 $10,753 Rare
1877 S $541 $547 $4,229 Rare
1878 $435 $441 $444 $470
1878 CC $7,135 $15,360 $24,347 Rare
1878 S $435 $441 $444 $595
1879 $435 $441 $444 $470
1879 CC $3,349 $3,739 $6,912 Rare
1879 S $435 $441 $444 $738
1880 $435 $441 $444 $470
1880 CC $717 $846 $4,707 $19,307
1880 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1881 $435 $441 $444 $470
1881 CC $717 $2,912 $8,320 Rare
1881 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1882 $435 $441 $444 $534
1882 CC $637 $846 $1,055 Rare
1882 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1883 $435 $441 $543 $595
1883 CC $637 $4,224 $6,640 Rare
1883 S $435 $441 $444 $738
1884 $435 $441 $444 $595
1884 CC $717 $3,168 $5,472 Rare
1884 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1885 $435 $441 $444 $470
1885 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1886 $435 $441 $444 $470
1886 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1887 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1888 $435 $441 $444 $534
1888 S $435 $441 $444 $944
1889 $435 $441 $444 $1,895
1890 $435 $441 $543 $2,432
1890 CC $637 $666 $803 $3,136
1891 $435 $441 $444 $534
1891 CC $637 $666 $803 $2,368
1892 $435 $441 $444 $470
1892 CC $637 $666 $803 $3,008
1892 O $541 Rare Rare Rare
1892 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1893 $435 $441 $444 $470
1893 CC $637 $666 $1,055 $3,581
1893 O $435 $441 $543 $1,819
1893 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1894 $435 $441 $444 $470
1894 O $435 $441 $543 $2,144
1894 S $435 $441 $444 Rare
1895 $435 $441 $444 $470
1895 S $435 $441 $444 $973
1896 $435 $441 $444 $470
1896 S $435 $441 $444 $1,567
1897 $435 $441 $444 $470
1897 S $435 $441 $444 $738
1898 $435 $441 $444 $470
1898 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1899 $435 $441 $444 $470
1899 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1900 $435 $441 $444 $470
1900 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1901 $435 $441 $444 $470
1901 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1902 $435 $441 $444 $470
1902 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1903 $435 $441 $444 $470
1903 S $435 $441 $444 $470
1904 $435 $441 $444 $470
1904 S $435 $441 $444 $738
1905 $435 $441 $444 $470
1905 S $435 $441 $444 $534
1906 $435 $441 $444 $470
1906 D $435 $441 $444 $470
1906 S $435 $441 $444 $534
1907 $435 $441 $444 $470
1907 D $435 $441 $444 $470
1908 $435 $441 $444 $470

The above are the Liberty five dollar gold coin value. Computed from dealer's price lists and auction results with various mark-up factors figured in. They reflect closely the value you would expect to receive when selling.

Variations in value do occur subject to subtle grading points, collector demands and dealer needs.

Your Liberty Five Dollar Gold Coin Value is Conditional

The value chart shows all gold coins are scarce and many are rare. The fact is few have survived until today. It is also striking how easy it is to underestimate their value. Especially the coins in better condition.

Should you determine your coin is a common date don't stop there. The next chance for enhanced Liberty five dollar gold coin value is the condition of the coin. Compare you coins to the "grading" image below. Find the nearest match. Use the grade to find the highest value on the chart.

Examine closely the hair detail. Evidence of wear appears here first. The "About Uncirculated" coin shows the slightest touch of friction on the high points of the cheek and hair. The "extremely fine" grade has seen more action and shows the result. Worn details and less collector appeal.

Liberty Five Dollar Gold Coin Grading

The most sought after coins are "uncirculated" examples. If you feel any of your coins are close to uncirculated, have them evaluated. Because of the rarity, high value and expertise involved most gold coins are sent to a grading service.

Collectors and dealers consider PCGS and NGC as leaders in coin grading services. Seek their advice. They both authenticate and grade your coin. The small fee you pay provides assurance you understand and receive the full value of your coin.

It is also helpful to know grading a coin is not an exact science. It is your opinion, dealers and collectors have their own opinions... and they can all differ slightly.

By touring other sites, you find, most rare coin dealers include the NGC or PCGS assigned grade in their listings. Follow their lead. Your Liberty five dollar gold coin value is secure knowing the accurate grade.

More Value in Finding the Mintmarks

Liberty Five Dollar Gold Coin Mintmark Location

Mint marks indicate the branch mint that produced the coin. Liberty five dollar gold coins have a long history with seven different mints involved. Except for the Philadelphia mint all placed a "mintmark" on the coins they produced.

It is well worth your time locating any mintmark on your coins. Often they carry a premium. One example highly sought by collectors is the "CC" mintmark indicating the Carson City, Nevada mint. Their low mintages and scarcity today makes finding one a challenge.

Depending on need, the number of coins produced varied greatly from year to year and from mint to mint. Find the mintmark on the reverse of your Liberty five dollar gold coin just below the eagle. Following is a list of mints and their marks.

  • C - Charlotte, North Carolina
  • D - Dahlonega, Georgia (only until 1861)
  • O - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • S - San Francisco, California
  • CC - Carson City, Nevada
  • D - Denver, Colorado (after 1905)
  • No Mintmark - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Collector Demand is the Wild Card

The Liberty five dollar gold coin value is a direct result of collector demand. These coins are popular today but not hugely so. It is a long running series covering many years. To complete a collection is well beyond the reach of most collectors. As a result, truly scarce coins with small surviving numbers are affordable today. If Liberty five gold experiences any increase in demand values would certainly climb higher.

What to do? You have the beginnings of a valuable collection. All old gold coins are scarce, perhaps build a collection. If that is not for you, one approach is to sell all your coins and buy one truly nice rare coin. One you and your children could admire. One to pass down to the kids.

Don't be in a hurry to decide. Your Liberty five dollar gold coin value is stable. Handle your coins gently and by the edges to help preserve them. Continue your coin value discovery.

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