Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 80,294
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $428.65 (7/9/2020)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1846 D $5 MS obverse 1846 D $5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1846-D/D half eagle gets all the publicity but the normal mintmark variety is substantially scarcer, especially in high grades. In fact, it is ranked as the second rarest Dahlonega half eagle in higher grades. There are just a dozen or so pieces known in properly graded AU and two pieces in Uncirculated.

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Last Updated: 4/24/2020

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1846 D $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1300 1500 1750 1925 2900 3500 4000 5400 6825 10950 15700 31500 32500 - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 265
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 66

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, 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, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 7/7/2020 1846 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base1111193052224052341811--1----265
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Total1111193052224054341911--1----268
 0%0%0%0%7%11%19%8%15%20%13%0%3%0%0%--0%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1846 D $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1799191820932271277042793601362238194173491456845973727683479740333333
1839197621522437327342793608368839374420517157806407763388119740333330
0000003608368839374420517157806407763388119740333300
0000003615375340554667542758776842799092769740333300
1846 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base170720292143219724953675386040244396478048886201697681061031411754123181301213735144861554716664
18142067216122962888373739154148452448165326645973538842107941194212549132531398514840159190
0000003915414845244816532664597353884210794119421254913253139851484000
0000003969427246524852576367187729957811274121301278113494142361519300
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 13425
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 6976
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
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