1842 C Coronet Head Gold $5 Half Eagle : Small Date

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

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Charlotte

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.):
1842 C Liberty Head $5 Gold half Eagle - Small Date
One major variety of the 1842-C $5 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle features smaller numbers in the 1842 date on the obverse of the coin. This variety is extremely rare and rarer than the large date variety. The difference between the Large Date vs Small Date variety is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1842 C Large Date vs Small Date - $5 Liberty Head 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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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $306.42

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