1815 P Capped Bust Gold $5 Half Eagle : Bold Relief

Capped Head - Facing Left - Large Diameter

Mintage: 635
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
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.):
1815 Capped Bust $5 Gold Half Eagle - Five Dollars
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.
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)
--94,609123,183171,865191,454384,029561,792-

MELT VALUE: $305.38


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