1829 P Capped Bust Gold $5 Half Eagle : Large Date

Capped Head - Facing Left - Large Diameter

Mintage: 57,442
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.):
1829 Large Date Capped Bust $5 Gold Half Eagle - Five Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1829 $5 Gold Capped Bust Half Eagle. One variety features the Large Date (as depicted above) with larger numbers. This variety was only struck on the Large Diameter type Capped Bust Half eagle. The other variety is the Small Date with the smaller numbers - which was only struck on the later reduced diameter coin. The difference between the 1829 Small Date vs Large Date is depicted below in the example comparison image (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1829 Small Date vs Large Date - $5 Capped Bust 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)
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MELT VALUE: $300.78


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