Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 64,405
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $316.28 (7/29/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1847 D $5 MS obverse 1847 D $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1847-D is among the more common Dahlonega half eagles in terms of its overall rarity. There are 200-225 pieces believed extant today, including 40-45 in AU and 11-13 in Uncirculated.

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1847 D $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 850 1000 1350 1700 2500 2500 3600 3850 4800 6250 9250 10000 12500 23500 - - - - - - -
$ 2750 3900 4150 5250 7000 9700 11000 13750 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 145
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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7/30/1994 PCGS MS 60   Heritage Auctions 1994 ANA Sale #122, 122/Lot# 7434 $9,020.00
12/4/2000 PCGS VF 25   Teletrade Auction 1383, 1383/Lot# 1702 $501.13
1/28/2004 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2004 January Long Beach Signature Sale #342, 342/Lot# 6979 $2,472.50
1/29/2012 NGC   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1520 $1,495.00
2/28/2012 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7516 $805.00
8/2/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(3), 1173/Lot# 4589 $4,993.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1847 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1079115212291309185223422836323837294010438346074935537970088520111911497720419212662213923038
110311771255149020152506297034013822413444574716508359227512941012453167912070121557224380
00000029703401382241344457471650835922751294101245316791207012155700
000000310435653916425845324825523164658016103001371518605209832184800
1847 D $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1145122113011384195024582970338638934183456847995137559472698822115601543420994218592274923667
117012471328157221192628310835553989431146454911528961527786973412851172872128222155230550
00000031083555398943114645491152896152778697341285117287212822215500
000000324737244086443947225024544167108304106471414219140215702245200
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 7008
Owner: leeper
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 7008
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
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