Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 90,629
Catalog: KM-69
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.36g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $319.07 (9/30/2016)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1845 D $5 MS obverse 1845 D $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1845-D half eagle is relatively common in low-grade condition for a coin from the Dahlonega gold that is reasonably priced. Most of the survivors are damaged or heavily cleaned. As can be seen from auction records and population numbers, the 1845-D half eagle is offered quite frequently in grades of Extremely Fine to About Uncirculated. Truly Mint State coins of the issue are quite rare. Just a dozen Uncirculated coins are known. The finest known example of the 1845-D half eagle is the famous Norweb/Bass specimen. Harry W. Barr Jr. purchased the coin in 1987 for $66,000, an astounding price for the time. It was sold in 1999 at his estate for $57,500, and then it resold as an MS65 in 2006 for $80,500.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/25/2016

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1845 D $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 282
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


Upcoming Auctions

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Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
10/5/2016 XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1240/Lot# 4115
10/5/2016 AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2016 October 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1240/Lot# 4116


Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/25/2001 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1410, 1410/Lot# 1300 $3,270.50
5/27/2007 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1575 $2,990.00
10/22/2007 NGC AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 188, 194/Lot# 8834 $4,025.00
9/19/2010 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 3777 $8,050.00
2/28/2012 PCGS XF 45   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 7508 $2,530.00
3/21/2013 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(3), 1183/Lot# 4222 $4,700.00
6/5/2013 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2013 June 5 - 9 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1186/Lot# 5704 $2,115.00
11/10/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 11/10/2013, 100/Lot# 116861 $1,706.79


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1845 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1421153116831949225028073009328138984240468651915563593379609502116651510120453282133961840555
1457158117712049243528743099348640124388485453155686660884741022312810168852303932014399300
000000309934864012438848545315568666088474102231281016885230393201400
000000319036924126453750225439580972848988109441395518669256263581600
1845 D $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1400148715791676182826043055343140674421488051515489616481709829117411556021028289434055541509
1429151716111726208627543180364341854574497052635714683287231046613014173822366632813408730
000000318036434185457449705263571468328723104661301417382236663281300
000000330538554303472750605376593975019276111031428719205263043668400
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 10223
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4686
Owner: leeper
 
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