Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 39,036
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $317.18 (9/19/2017)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1849 D $5 MS obverse 1849 D $5 MS reverse


  
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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

The 1849-D half eagle is a scarce and overlooked coin. There are approximately 125-150 pieces known and most grade from VF25 to XF45. Around two dozen AU coins exist and we can account for just four or five in Uncirculated.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/1/2017

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1849 D $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 142
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
8/2/1997 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 1997 ANA Signature Sale #175, 175/Lot# 7647 $2,760.00
1/8/2003 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 4771 $14,375.00
1/3/2007 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422, 422/Lot# 3550 $13,800.00
2/21/2008 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 2493, 2493/Lot# 1188 $5,600.00
5/25/2008 NGC MS 62   Goldberg May 25-27, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 47/Lot# 4670 $12,650.00
8/15/2011 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9402 $2,070.00
1/9/2013 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(6), 1181/Lot# 7163 $14,100.00
4/28/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/28/2013, 72/Lot# 112820 $996.60


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1849 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1658170718862143252528343045342737834111470660896545759733333333
1674176719722270262829043172354638924309516762416896759733333330
0000003172354638924309516762416896759733333300
0000003300366440024508562863937246759733333300
1849 D $5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1749179919852252264829683186358139484287490163246794787533333333
1766186120742384275530413318370340614492537564817154787533333330
0000003318370340614492537564817154787533333300
0000003449382641744696585066377515787533333300
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4706
Owner: Grand Tour
 
Grade: XF 45
Points: 3045
Owner: SPPCollection
 
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