1795 Turban Head Gold $5 Half Eagle

Small Eagle Reverse - Capped Bust - Head Facing Right

Mintage: 8,707
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 92% Gold - 8% Silver and Copper

Diameter: 25 mm
Mass / Weight: 8.75 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1795 Small Eagle - Turban Head $5 Gold Half Eagle - Five Dollars
The 1795 $5 Turban Head Gold Half Eagle (Small Eagle Reverse) is actually the very first year of the $5 Half Eagle Denomination. It is also the very first of the United States gold coins. The "Heraldic Eagle Reverse" $5 Half Eagle was also dated 1795 - but were actually struck in 1798. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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)
--$20,220$23,937$30,565$40,968$71,245$152,804-

The 1795 Turban Head Gold $5 Half Eagle is worth $20,220 in average condition and can be worth $71,245 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: $334.81





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