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Obverse of 1822 Half Eagle     Reverse of 1822 Half Eagle
 


1822 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE

PCGS No: None

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 17,796
Proofs: 0

Designer: Robert Scot & 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 dates of this type were struck at the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mint)

Images courtesy of the National Numismatic Collection of the Smithsonian Institution

Known examples (3):
1. Smithsonian

2. Smithsonian

3. Eliasberg

Notes:
Only three examples of this date are known.  None of the three have been graded yet by PCGS.

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