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: $360.56 (10/22/2019)
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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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/29/2019

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1847 D $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1250 1600 1850 2600 3000 3750 4250 4500 5850 9000 9750 12500 20000 - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 164
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 63

The chart showing 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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/22/2019 1847 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--32181821152325241734-------164
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Total--32181821152326241734-------165
 --2 %1 %11 %11 %13 %9 %14 %16 %15 %1 %4 %2 %2 %------- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
2/14/2008 NGC AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2008 February Long Beach, CA Signature Coin Auction #460, 460/Lot# 2504 $3,220.00
2/15/2010 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3756 $14,375.00
12/8/2011 NGC G 4   Heritage Auctions 2011 December 8-11 US Coins Signature Auction- New York Session(3), 1162/Lot# 4546 $920.00
1/29/2012 NGC Details AU Details  Goldberg January 29 - February 1, 2012 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 67/Lot# 1520 $1,495.00
4/8/2012 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 3255, 3255/Lot# 3363 $2,300.00
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


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1847 $5 MS D Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12061697184721542519294131493518360140554396519653675879135093333333
13701747194922762660301032723546375241694663525355388422135093333330
00000032723546375241694663525355388422135093333300
000000339535733904428249295310570810966135093333300
1847 $5 MS D
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base113818431969206826712960318333453639381741794876510454667138774681618673920997701056411406
137318852002226927673034323734433698393844114952522560237341788483328852939610035108450
00000032373443369839384411495252256023734178848332885293961003500
00000032913541375840584644502853456581754380238502903095831029900
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 7138
Owner: leeper
 
Grade: MS 63
Points: 7138
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
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