1847 P Coronet Head Gold $5 Half Eagle : Top Of Extra 7 at Border

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

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

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.):
1847 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle - Top of Extra 7 at Border
One major variety of the 1847 $5 liberty head gold half eagle features an error with the 1847 date. This variety is knwon as the "Top of extra 7 at border" - which features the very top of the number "7" struck extremely low on the coin near the border. Small parts of the top of the 7 are just visible as depicted by the arrows in the example image above.
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: $283.42


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