1847 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 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)
---$658$681$795$2,355$7,725-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1847 Coronet Head Gold $5 Half Eagle (Top Of Extra 7 at Border Variety) is worth $658 in average condition and can be worth $2,355 to $7,725 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: $309.40





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