- USA Coin Book
- Gold $5 Half Eagle
- Capped Bust
- 1815-P : Bold Relief
1815 Capped Bust Gold $5 Half Eagle : Bold Relief
Capped Head - Facing Left - Large Diameter
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.):
The 1815 $5 Gold Capped Bust Half Eagle is one of the rarest and most valuable gold coins - and it is also highly desirable and popular. 635 of these coins were originally struck but only around 12 are known to exist today - mostly housed in museums and permanent collections. These coins are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and there are likely some still in existence but not yet known. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
The 1815 Capped Bust Gold $5 Half Eagle (Bold Relief Variety) is worth $97,303 in average condition and can be worth $394,913 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.
MELT VALUE: $324.77
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