Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 64,405
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $317.25 (9/19/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1847 D $5 MS obverse 1847 D $5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1847-D is among the more common Dahlonega half eagles in terms of its overall rarity. There are 200-225 pieces believed extant today, including 40-45 in AU and 11-13 in Uncirculated.

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Last Updated: 6/1/2017

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1847 D $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 157
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/12/2005 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360, 360/Lot# 30458 $14,950.00
5/30/2005 NGC AU 58   Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 872 $4,888.00
2/15/2010 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3756 $14,375.00
6/17/2012 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 3295, 3295/Lot# 2994 $2,587.50
10/18/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(4), 1175/Lot# 5876 $18,800.00
9/7/2016 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1239/Lot# 4635 $2,585.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1847 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11381609175320482401280730093365344738854217499251585656130953333333
12951657185121662536287431283392359339964475504753248136130953333330
00000031283392359339964475504753248136130953333300
000000324634203739410647345103549010615130953333300
1847 D $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12061697184721542519294131493518360140554396519653675879135093333333
13701747194922762660301032723546375241694663525355388422135093333330
00000032723546375241694663525355388422135093333300
000000339535733904428249295310570810966135093333300
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 13095
Owner: leeper
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 13095
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
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