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Obverse of 1825/4 Half Eagle     Reverse of 1825/4 Half Eagle


1825 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE

PCGS No: 8133

Mintage:
Circulation strikes:
29,060
Proofs: 0

Designer: John Reich & Robert Scot, modified by William Kneass

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 Hanks & Associates

Varieties:
"5 over 1" 
"5 over 4"

Notes:
The finest 1825 Half Eagle graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"A Guidebook of United States Coins" by R.S. Yeoman, 52nd edition.

"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