1798 P Turban Head Gold $5 Half Eagle

Small Eagle Reverse - Capped Bust - Head Facing Right

Mintage: 7
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.):
1798 Small Eagle - Turban Head $5 Gold Half Eagle - Five Dollars
The 1798 Small Eagle $5 Gold Turban Head Half Eagle is exceptionally rare and valuable - it is much rarer than the "Heraldic Large Eagle" variety. Only 7 of these coins are known to exist: 2 of these are housed at the Smithsonian Institute's National Numismatic Collection and 1 at the Harry Bass Research Foundation and the rest are in private collection with some not seen since the 1940's. Source of example image is courtesy of Stack's Bowers Galleries.
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $328.01

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