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

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

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Dahlonega

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 D Liberty Head $5 Gold half Eagle - Small Date
One major variety of the 1842-D $5 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle features smaller numbers in the 1842 date on the obverse of the coin. This variety is very rare and valuable - although slightly more common than the large date variety. The difference between the Large Date vs Small Date variety is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1842 D 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: $307.78

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