1856-S $5 PCGS/CAC VG-8 - Affordable, Scarce Date

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Item sold in auction: Internet Auction # 794.
Closed On: Sunday, March 9, 2014 6:32 PM.
For: $720.

1856-S $5 PCGS/CAC VG-8 - Affordable, Scarce Date

DLRC #: 405002 // PCGS #: 8270

Affordable example of this scarce early S-mint half eagle. Only 105,100 coins were struck of this date. CAC approved for quality and eye appeal.

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $5 Liberty Gold
  • Type Liberty head, no motto
  • Years for Type 1839-1866
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Half eagle
  • Mint Location San Francisco
  • Designer Christian Gobrecht
  • Composition 90% gold; 10% copper
  • Weight 8.359g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 105,100
Title Price Realized Date Sold
1856-S $5 NGC XF45 $500.00 04/23/2007
1856-S $5 PCGS VF25 $290.00 09/20/2007
1856-S $5 PCGS VG-10 $500.00 12/13/2010
SS Central America Shipwreck: 1856-S $5 PCGS AU55 (SSCA 6849) $4,100.00 06/18/2018