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

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

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Charlotte

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

1842 C Large Date vs Small Date - $5 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle - Difference and Comparison
Coin Value Chart: Typical Coin Prices, Values and Worth in USD based on Grade/Condition
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1842-C Coronet Head Gold $5 Half Eagle (Small Date Variety) is Worth $11,299 in Average Condition and can be Worth $98,815 to $175,319 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: $493.38

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