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: 8.75g
AGW: 0.2577oz
Melt Value: $319.68 (2/12/2016)
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: 10/6/2015

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1803/2 $5 MS
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Base $ 2100 2700 4500 5350 8050 11000 11850 13000 14500 16750 21000 38500 71500 157500 335000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - 27000 - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 309
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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9/10/2006 NGC AU 53   Goldberg September 10-13, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 37/Lot# 1915 $7,935.00
2/20/2011 NCS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 3017, 3017/Lot# 2653 $8,280.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 4299 $14,950.00
4/24/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1184/Lot# 5732 $6,168.75
11/10/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/10/2013, 100/Lot# 116869 $5,267.77
1/8/2014 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2014 January 8 - 12 FUN US Coin Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1201/Lot# 6590 $9,987.50
3/23/2014 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 167736 $6,875.00
3/30/2014 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 182980 $10,285.00


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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