1795 Turban Head Gold $5 Half Eagle

Small Eagle Reverse - Capped Bust - Head Facing Right

Mintage: 8,707
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 92% Gold - 8% Silver and Copper

Diameter: 25 mm
Mass / Weight: 8.75 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1795 Small Eagle - Turban Head $5 Gold Half Eagle - Five Dollars
The 1795 $5 Turban Head Gold Half Eagle (Small Eagle Reverse) is actually the very first year of the $5 Half Eagle Denomination. It is also the very first of the United States gold coins. The "Heraldic Eagle Reverse" $5 Half Eagle was also dated 1795 - but were actually struck in 1798. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $324.62

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