1804 P Turban Head Gold $5 Half Eagle : Small 8

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.):
1804 Small 8 - Turban Head $5 Gold Half Eagle - Five Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1804 $5 Gold Turban Head Half Eagle. This variety features a Small "8" in the 1804 date. The other variety is known as the "Small 8 Over Large 8" overdate. It is extremely easy to distinguish the two varieties. The difference between the "Small 8" vs "Small 8 Over Large 8" is depicted below in the example comparison image (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1804 Small 8 Vs Small 8 Over Large 8 - $5 Turban Head Gold Half Eagle - Difference and Comparison
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)
--3,9985,0446,8949,73417,97031,371-

MELT VALUE: $300.78


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