Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 30,495
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.19 (7/25/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1841 D $5 MS obverse 1841 D $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1841-D is among the more available of the early date Dahlonega half eagles. There are an estimated 150-175 pieces known including 32-40 in About Uncirculated and another eight to ten in Uncirculated.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/9/2014

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1841 D $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 925 1050 1325 2050 2950 2950 3950 4600 5800 8500 12500 15500 23000 35000 46000 - - - - - -
$ 3250 4200 5100 6500 10000 13800 17000 26000 - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 99
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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8/9/2014 MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3863


Auction Prices Realized

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4/24/1996 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 0835, 835/Lot# 854 $1,107.75
1/8/2003 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 4734 $10,925.00
2/5/2006 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1087 $10,925.00
2/11/2007 NGC MS 61   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 2277 $10,925.00
7/26/2012 NGC VF 20   Stack's Bowers The August 2012 Philadelphia ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 140/Lot# 422 $881.25
6/16/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/16/2013, 79/Lot# 121809 $1,712.70
1/8/2014 NGC MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6633 $9,987.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1841 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base142115311658192822852860314934863564479453775713604870148106923410576152642056328216394201
145715731748204724762956326135123974498854895824637073788482968112138170302311431950394200
00000032613512397449885489582463707378848296811213817030231143195000
000000337335384384518256015936669277428858101281370118796256653568500
1841 D $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base111126919762686318936014514499155915938616465277744931010925157262113928945403541
11423150422122853332639054673519157066013628569328266984812525175302374132748403540
00000033263905467351915706601362856932826698481252517530237413274800
000000346342094832539158226088640673388788103861412519334263433655100
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 12138
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: AU 55
Points: 4794
Owner: leeper
 
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