1828 P Capped Bust Gold $5 Half Eagle : 8 Over 7

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.):
1828/7 Capped Bust $5 Gold Half Eagle - 8 Over 7 - Five Dollars
One major variety is the 1828/7 $5 Capped Bust Gold Half Eagle - which features an 1828 over 1827 overdate. Parts of the top of the underlying "7" can be seen near the top portion of the last "8" in the date. Only about 5 of these rare varieties are known to exist - which makes them exceptionally valuable. A close up example image of the 1828/7 $5 half eagle overdate is depicted below (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1828/7 Capped Bust Gold Half Eagle - 8 Over 7 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)
--39,81963,26195,618123,190249,017448,005-

MELT VALUE: $304.01


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