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Obverse of 1824 Half Eagle     Reverse of 1824 Half Eagle


1824 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE

PCGS No: 8132

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 17,340
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 mint)

Images courtesy of Hanks & Associates

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64 (illustrated above).  Ex - Rogers collection - offered by Hanks & Associates in January 2002 for $62,000.00

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

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