- USA Coin Book
- Gold $5 Half Eagle
- Coronet Head
- 1847-P : Top Of Extra 7 at Border
1847 Coronet Head Gold $5 Half Eagle : Top Of Extra 7 at Border
Type 1 - No Motto - Liberty Head - Early Matron Gold Coins
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.):
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.
The 1847 Coronet Head Gold $5 Half Eagle (Top Of Extra 7 at Border Variety) is worth $654 in average condition and can be worth $2,351 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.
MELT VALUE: $305.14
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