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1838-P Classic Head Half Eagle Value
The 1838-P classic head half eagle value ranges from $1 to $100,000 depending on the quality of the coin and its mint strike type.
What is a 1838-P Classic Head Half Eagle?The 1838-P Special Classic Head Half Eagle is a gold coin that was produced at the Philadelphia mint. It has a legal tender value of $5.00. As a "Special" coin, it was manufactured in a limited quantity, which makes it considered more collectible than "business strike" or "mint strike" coins which are produced for use as a monetary vessel. The mintage of this coin is unknown and is therefore considered very rare at a minimum. 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).
|Weight||8.3600 grams / 0.2688 ounces|
|Metal Content||7.5138 grams / 0.2416 ounces|
|Metal Value||$6.18 (as of 2020-12-22, 12:12 PM)|
|Obverse Designer||William Kneass|
|Reverse Designer||William Kneass|
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