Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Mint: Dahlonega
Mintage: 62,710
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 8.3600g
AGW: 0.2419oz
Melt Value: $428.65 (7/5/2020)
Diameter: 21.6mm
Edge: Reeded
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1851 D $5 MS obverse 1851 D $5 MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

There are an estimated 115 to 135 1851-D half eagles known. Around two dozen of these grade AU and another four or five pieces grade Uncirculated.

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Last Updated: 2/21/2020

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1851 D $5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 1250 1450 1700 1725 2550 3500 4000 5000 7250 11000 11300 20000 25000 48500 - - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 127
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 64

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, 64 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 6/30/2020 1851 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--119131910272217223-1------127
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Total--119131910272217223-1------127
 --1%1%7%10%15%8%21%17%13%2%2%2%-1%------ 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1851 D $5 MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1697177419632233258530213149364238754239495261096567752633333333
1723183720532350273030643313372039964477533862626887752633333330
0000003313372039964477533862626887752633333300
0000003478379741184714572364147206752633333300
1851 D $5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1609192820872179248028853138348637834016475657475905682074099485102331083811470121281305914043
171519812118227926152969325435853861426350865800621070168101973410435110491168912438133870
00000032543585386142635086580062107016810197341043511049116891243800
00000033703684393845095417585265157213879399841063611259119091274900
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 9485
Owner: NGC EXHIBIT
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4756
Owner: (none)
 
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