1830 $5 MS63

CERTIFICATION#: -26276
PCGS#: 8152

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Ex. Dohrmann Sold by Bowers & Ruddy Nov '79 Price realized $23000

Expert Comments

David Hall: There are two major varieties of the 1830 half eagle. One variety has a large "5D" on the reverse and the other variety has a smaller "5D". The large 5D is rarer than the small 5D, though both varieties are quite rare in all grades.

 

Diameter: 23.80 millimeters Designer: Robert Scot & John Reich Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 126,351 Weight: 8.75 grams Metal Content: 91.7% Gold, 8.3% Copper

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 27 R-8.9 5 / 9 17 / 42 TIE
60 or Better 16 R-9.3 5 / 9 TIE 18 / 42 TIE
65 or Better 3 R-9.8 7 / 9 TIE 19 / 42 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade Bowers & Merena 11/2009:3685 (as PCGS MS65), $241,500
4 MS64+ PCGS grade Heritage 8/2012:5357 (as PCGS MS64+ 24859174), $211,500
5 MS64 PCGS grade