Coin Specifications

Category: Draped Bust $5 (1795-1807)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 7,451
Obverse Designer: Robert Scot
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9160
Weight: 8.7500g
AGW: 0.2577oz
Melt Value: $330.65 (10/17/2017)
Diameter: 25mm
Edge: Reeded
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1799 $5 MS obverse 1799 $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Compared to half eagles of the previous year, those dated 1799 are highly elusive. Nine different die marriages are known for the year, and the total combined population of all varieties indicates that only about 300 to 400 examples have survived to the present day.

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Last Updated: 8/14/2017

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1799 $5 MS
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Base $ 2400 3150 4750 6000 10500 14750 16000 19500 25500 29000 33500 48000 71000 120000 225000 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 84
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
9/10/2006 NGC MS 61   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 1899 $25,300.00
9/13/2006 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2006 September Long Beach, CA Signature Auction #416, 416/Lot# 3468 $17,250.00
3/3/2008 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 225, 231/Lot# 3128 $13,225.00
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 4473 $44,062.50
8/6/2014 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 11070 $16,450.00
8/5/2014 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3849 $4,710.58
8/5/2014 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(2), 1208/Lot# 3850 $11,750.00
4/26/2017 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2017 April 26 - 30 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(3), 1254/Lot# 4229 $14,100.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1799 $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base250027943194377741365000553659976582692573877668805290031111413079146241660718783211622375826583
25982927338838964424517856896192669670797480779683699706117691359415285173321957622027246990
0000005689619266967079748077968369970611769135941528517332195762202700
00000058436387681072337574792486861041012424141091594618057203692289200
1799 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base238326653052361639654802532357716339667371237396777086961075512675141851612418253205842312825897
24772794324037324244497554725960645068237214752080789382113951317814831168331903021432240510
0000005472596064506823721475208078938211395131781483116833190302143200
00000056216149656169737305764583871006812035136811547717543198072228000
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Grade: MS 61
Points: 7770
Owner: American Independence Collection
 
Grade: MS 60
Points: 7396
Owner: The Arlington Collection
 
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