1838 C $5 Ms Classic Head Half Eagle

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1838-- Classic Head Half Eagle Value

The 1838-- classic head half eagle value ranges from $1 to $100,000 depending on the quality of the coin and its mint strike type.

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What is a 1838-- Classic Head Half Eagle?

The 1838-- Classic Head Half Eagle is a gold coin that was produced at the Unknown mint. It has a legal tender value of $5.00. This was minted as a "Mint Strike" coin which usually means it was intended for circulation. With only 17,179 coins minted, this is a very rare coin that is sought after by collectors. This coin was the last one produced of the Classic Head Half Eagles $5 series. This coin contains a good amount of gold at 7.51376 grams (0.24 oz. Adjusted Gold Weight).

Coin Specifications

Year 1838
Mint Unknown
Mintage 17,179
Diameter 22.5 millimeters
Production Mint Strike
Material Gold
Weight 8.3600 grams / 0.2688 ounces
Precious Metal Gold
Metal Content 7.5138 grams / 0.2416 ounces
Metal Value $5.99  (as of 2021-07-28, 2:07 PM)
Obverse Designer William Kneass
Reverse Designer William Kneass
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