Coin Specifications

Category: Draped Bust $5 (1795-1807)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 33,506
Catalog: KM-28
Obverse Designer: Robert Scot
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9160
Weight: 8.7500g
AGW: 0.2577oz
Melt Value: $307.82 (6/2/2015)
Diameter: 25mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1803/2 $5 MS obverse 1803/2 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The U.S. half eagles from the opening years of the 1800s are a comedy of errors. After producing normally dated half eagles in 1800, the Mint produced no 1801-dated half eagles, yet the half eagles of 1802 are all 1802/1 overdates. Similarly, although there are no normally dated (nonoverdate) 1802 half eagles, the half eagles of 1803 all are 1803/2 overdates.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/26/2015

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1803/2 $5 MS
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Base $ 2100 2700 4500 5200 7900 10900 11350 12250 14000 17000 20500 37000 71500 157500 335000 - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 310
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/22/1997 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 0982, 982/Lot# 1970 $4,853.00
7/27/2002 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2002 July New York, NY Signature Sale #296, 296/Lot# 9132 $3,691.50
2/20/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2219 $6,900.00
1/3/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(5), 1166/Lot# 4849 $27,600.00
7/11/2013 PCGS MS 61   Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(1), 1187/Lot# 3347 $12,925.00
3/23/2014 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 167736 $6,875.00
8/6/2014 PCGS AU 58   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 11075 $10,575.00
2/6/2015 PCGS XF 45   Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 2525 $7,050.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1803/2 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base22142483283935793796456549135224554557426017619064286624848310404138991521017250194872193124595
2303260130853651405246815016533156105833607462696493724391231156914336158901799520301228190
000000501653315610583360746269649372439123115691433615890179952030100
000000512054385676592561326348655878639763127341477316570187412111600
1803/2 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base23262604297337383963475651145435576459686251642866736875878410754143321567217758200422253725255
2418272732283813422748755221554458326062631065096740751194401194614778163671851920873234430
000000522155445832606263106509674075119440119461477816367185192087300
0000005328565459006156636965916807814710097131391522517062192802170500
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