1818 Capped Bust Gold $5 Half Eagle : STATESOF

Capped Head - Facing Left - Large Diameter

Mintage: N/A
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.):
1818 "STATEOF" Capped Bust $5 Gold Half Eagle - Five Dollars
There were a few major varieties of the 1818 $5 Gold Capped Bust Half Eagle. This major variety is known as the "STATESOF" variety where there is very little spacing between the words "STATES" and "OF" which makes it appear as a single word. Depicted below is an example comparison image of the Normal reverse vs the STATESOF reverse. Note the spacing between the two words and also the spacing between the letters in the word "STATES" is much wider:

1818 Normal Reverse vs STATESOF Reverse Capped Bust Gold Half Eagle - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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MELT VALUE: $328.37

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