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: $305.40 (5/26/2017)
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: 7/25/2016

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1847 D $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 156
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Price
12/4/2000 PCGS VF 25   Teletrade Auction 1383, 1383/Lot# 1702 $501.13
2/15/2010 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3756 $14,375.00
1/29/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1520 $1,495.00
1/9/2013 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 7153 $2,056.25
1/9/2013 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 7154 $1,650.88
4/24/2013 NGC AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(7), 1184/Lot# 5771 $3,055.00
10/29/2015 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2015 October 29 - November 1 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(3), 1225/Lot# 5119 $3,995.00
9/9/2016 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 9 - 12 The Twelve Oaks Collection Signature Auction Session(2), 1244/Lot# 13674 $3,760.00


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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