1842 C Coronet Head Gold $5 Half Eagle : Large 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 - Large Date
One major variety of the 1842-C $5 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle features larger numbers in the 1842 date on the obverse of the coin. This variety is a bit more common than the Small Date variety - but it is still very rare and valuable. 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
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: $280.95


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