1838-C $5 NGC AU Details (Harshly Cleaned)

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1838-C $5 NGC AU Details (Harshly Cleaned)

DLRC #: 1852197 // PCGS #: 8177

Tough date that is unusual in affordable grades. This popular obverse mintmark issue is rather heavily cleaned on the obverse with some noticeable scratches on the reverse as well. Mintage of just 17,179 coin struck at the Charlotte mint of this issue.

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $5 Early Gold (1795-1838)
  • Type Classic head
  • Years for Type 1834-1838
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Half eagle
  • Mint Location Charlotte
  • Designer William Kneass
  • Composition 89.92% gold; 10.08% silver & copper
  • Weight 8.36g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 17,179
Title Price Realized Date Sold
1838-C $5 NGC XF45 $5,251.00 01/31/2011
1838-C $5 PCGS/CAC XF40 $10,500.00 04/02/2018
1838-C $5 PCGS XF40 (Retro OGH) $11,250.00 08/15/2016
1838-C $5 PCGS VF35 $6,750.00 04/22/2019