U.S. Coins Gold Coinage $5 Capped Bust Gold

1824 $5 PCGS AU55 ex: D.L. Hansen

Famous Rarity

Eye Appeal:
Degree of Toning: 2/10
DLRC Inventory #: 2258552


Item Description:
The 1824 half eagle boasts a low mintage of 17,340 pieces, with an estimated 30 to 40 examples extant today. This attractive AU presents a rare opportunity sure to catch the attention of advanced early gold collectors. Gently circulated surfaces reveal no individually bothersome abrasions and retain ample mint luster. The strike is uniformly bold with light, even rub over the high-points. Antique-gold surfaces are touched with original deeper orange tints throughout creating lovely eye appeal.

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 8132 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
Category: Gold Coinage
Series: $5 Capped Bust Gold
Type: Capped head, large size
Years for Type: 1813-1829
Strike: Business
Denomination: Half eagle
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Designer: John Reich
Composition: 91.67% gold; 8.33% silver & copper
Weight: 8.75g
Edge Type: Reeded
Mintage: 17,340