1828 Capped Bust Gold $5 Half Eagle : 8 Over 7

Capped Head - Facing Left - Large Diameter

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
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.):
1828/7 Capped Bust $5 Gold Half Eagle - 8 Over 7 - Five Dollars
One major variety is the 1828/7 $5 Capped Bust Gold Half Eagle - which features an 1828 over 1827 overdate. Parts of the top of the underlying "7" can be seen near the top portion of the last "8" in the date. Only about 5 of these rare varieties are known to exist - which makes them exceptionally valuable. A close up example image of the 1828/7 $5 half eagle overdate is depicted below (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1828/7 Capped Bust Gold Half Eagle - 8 Over 7 Overdate - Closeup Example Image
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)
--$40,975$65,080$98,353$126,705$256,092$460,711-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1828 Capped Bust Gold $5 Half Eagle (8 Over 7 Variety) is worth $40,975 in average condition and can be worth $256,092 to $460,711 or more in uncirculated (MS+) 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: $334.61





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