Coin Specifications

Category: Draped Bust $5 (1795-1807)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 33,506
Obverse Designer: Robert Scot
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9160
Weight: 8.7500g
AGW: 0.2577oz
Melt Value: $480.90 (1/20/2021)
Diameter: 25mm
Edge: Reeded
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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: 6/10/2019

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1803/2 $5 MS
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Base $ 2075 2700 4300 5300 8000 10650 12000 13100 13750 16000 17950 18000 33750 54000 175000 265000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 26500 - 56000 - 570000 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 328
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65

The chart showing F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 1/19/2021 1803/2 $5 MS
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Base---2741412224191541453392-----328
---------------11-----2
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Total---27414122242925434733143-----340
 ---1%2%1%4%4%6%12%27%1%13%14%10%4%1%----- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1803/2 $5 MS PL
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Base23262604297337383963475651145435576459686251642866736875878410754143321567217758200422253725255
24182727322838134227487552215544583260626310650967407511944011946147781636718519208732344326518
000000522155445832606263106509674075119440119461477816367185192087300
0000005328565459006156636965916807814710097131391522517062192802170500
1803/2 $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base22142483283935793796456549135224554557426017619064286624848310404138991521017250194872193124595
23032601308536514052468150165331561058336074626964937243912311569143361589017995203012281925825
000000501653315610583360746269649372439123115691433615890179952030100
000000512054385676592561326348655878639763127341477316570187412111600
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Grade: VF Details
Points: 1898
Owner: rickinaptos@yahoo.com
 
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