1797 P Turban Head Gold $5 Half Eagle : 7 Over 5

Heraldic 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.):
1797/5 Large Eagle - Turban Head $5 Gold Half Eagle - Five Dollars
There were a few major varieties of the 1797 $5 Gold Half Eagle. The most common variety is the 1797/5 Overdate which features a 1797 date struck over a 1795 date. The underlying "5" is very clearly visible under the "7". The other two varieties are unique 1797 dates with no overdate - both coins are held in the Smithsonian Numismatic Collection. Depicted below is an example closeup image of "7 Over 5" overdate:

1797/5 Large Eagle - Turban Head Gold Half Eagle - 7 Over 5 Overdate - Closeup Example Image
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
--15,42127,45443,31973,774191,435--

MELT VALUE: $305.38


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