1797 P Turban Head Gold $5 Half Eagle : 16 Stars

Small Eagle Reverse - Capped Bust - Head Facing Right

Mintage: N/A
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.):
1797 16 Stars Small Eagle - Turban Head Gold Half Eagle - Five Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1797 $5 Gold Turban Head Half Eagle (Small Eagle Variety). One variety features 16 stars on the obverse (as depicted above) while the other variety features 15 stars. The difference between the 15 Stars vs 16 Stars is depicted below in the example comparison image (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1797 15 Stars vs 16 Stars - Small Eagle - $5 Turban Head Gold Half Eagle - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $328.04

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