Description and Analysis

Draped Bust $5
1799 $5 MS

Description & Analysis

Compared to half eagles of the previous year, those dated 1799 are highly elusive. Nine different die marriages are known for the year, and the total combined population of all varieties indicates that only about 300 to 400 examples have survived to the present day.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.