Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 39,036
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3590g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $313.36 (4/18/2014)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1849 D $5 MS obverse 1849 D $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1849-D half eagle is a scarce and overlooked coin. There are approximately 125-150 pieces known and most grade from VF25 to XF45. Around two dozen AU coins exist and we can account for just four or five in Uncirculated.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/20/2013

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1849 D $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 800 950 1250 1550 2400 2400 3650 4200 5700 7600 14500 17500 23750 - - - - - - - -
$ 2600 4000 4500 6400 8900 16000 19000 26000 - - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 131
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 65


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
4/27/2014 XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1204/Lot# 6377


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
1/4/1995 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 1995 F.U.N. Bullet Sale #128, 128/Lot# 492 $2,282.50
2/21/2008 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2493, 2493/Lot# 1188 $5,600.00
6/2/2010 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2010 June Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1140, 1140/Lot# 1630 $6,037.50
8/15/2011 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9402 $2,070.00
1/29/2012 PCGS AU 53   Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1527 $2,875.00
4/24/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1184/Lot# 5777 $5,287.50
4/28/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/28/2013, 72/Lot# 112820 $996.60


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base13931481157216682102261430453406454451075798619063337168965513462190992755528611296973081431961
14221511160418122272275731653785473153375928623766117997109241534121917279072897330069311960
0000003165378547315337592862376611799710924153412191727907289733006900
0000003285416449195567605962856889882612193172202473628259293353044100
1849 D $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base14721564165817592210274031863560473453146025642865767434998613885196472827229349304553159232761
15021595169119092386288833103951492755516159647768628284112851580522522286312971730834319810
0000003310395149275551615964776862828411285158052252228631297173083400
0000003435434251205788629365267148913512585177262539728990300863121300
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 19099
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 5798
Owner: leeper
 
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