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Obverse of 1810 Half Eagle    Reverse of 1810 Half Eagle


1810 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 8105, 8106, 8107, 8108

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 100,287
Proofs: 0

Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 25 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 91.7%
Silver and Copper - 8.3%

Weight: 135 grains (8.748 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (all 1810 Half Eagles were struck at the Philadelphia mint)

Images courtesy of Hanks & Associates

Varieties:
Small Date, Small 5 
Small Date, Tall 5 
Large Date, Small 5 
Large Date, Large 5 

Significant examples:
See individual varieties

Recent appearances:
See individual varieties


Notes:

The finest Uncirculated example of "Small Date, Small 5" graded by PCGS is 2 AU-58's.

The finest Uncirculated example of "Small Date, Large 5" graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

The finest Uncirculated example of "Large Date, Small 5" graded by PCGS is a single MS-63.

The finest Uncirculated example of "Large Date, Large 5" graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.  

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service