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: $299.06 (9/16/2014)
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: 7/9/2014

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1849 D $5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 950 1150 1475 1875 2650 2650 3950 4900 5900 7800 14500 17500 25500 - - - - - - - -
$ 2900 4300 5450 6600 9000 16000 20000 - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 131
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
10/6/2000 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2000 October Long Beach Sale #238, 238/Lot# 7596 $4,945.00
9/6/2004 PCGS AU 53   Teletrade Auction 1932, 1932/Lot# 1982 $3,410.00
2/5/2006 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 1113 $6,612.50
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
10/18/2012 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Weekly World Coin Auction Session(1), 231243/Lot# 62150 $59.00
1/9/2013 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 7161 $2,467.50
4/28/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/28/2013, 72/Lot# 112820 $996.60
1/8/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6662 $5,287.50


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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