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: $306.46 (2/9/2016)
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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2/16/2000 PCGS MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1272, 1272/Lot# 1880 $8,229.00
2/20/2005 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg February 20-23, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 28/Lot# 2219 $6,900.00
1/7/2009 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121, 1121/Lot# 4048 $48,875.00
2/28/2012 PCGS MS 61   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 4299 $14,950.00
6/22/2014 PCGS AU 53   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/22/2014, 200/Lot# 201697 $9,089.30
6/4/2015 PCGS Genuine AU   Heritage Auctions 2015 June 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1221/Lot# 5254 $3,525.00


NGC Registry

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