1840 O Coronet Head Gold $5 Half Eagle

Type 1 - No Motto - Liberty Head - Early Matron Gold Coins

Mintage: 40,120
Minted at: New Orleans

Designer - Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 90% Gold - 10% Copper

Diameter: 21.6 mm
Mass / Weight: 8.36 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1840 O Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle - Five Dollars
Some rarer varieties of the 1840-O $5 liberty head gold half eagle have fine reeding on the edge of the coin and a wide rim (used in 1839). This variety is known as the "Broad Mill" variety whereas the normal and more common variety is known as the "Narrow Mill". 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
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $306.42

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