1832 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE
PCGS No: 8155, 8156, 8166
Circulation strikes: 157,487
Proofs: estimated 5
Designer: John Reich &
Robert Scot, modified by William Kneass
Diameter: 23.8 millimeters
Gold - 91.7%
Silver and Copper - 8.3%
Weight: 135 grains (8.748 grams)
Mintmark: None (all dates of
this type were struck at the Philadelphia mint)
The finest Uncirculated "12 Stars"
example is a single MS-63.
The finest Uncirculated "13 stars" examples graded by PCGS
are 3 MS-64's.
The finest Proof example
graded by PCGS is a single PR-64.
Images courtesy of Hanks
above). Ex - the Rogers collection.
NGC MS-64. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature
Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8942, "13 Stars, unlisted in
Breen, Miller-164", plated, sold for $34,500.00 From the Dr.
Robert W. Dingle Collection
12 Stars on obverse
13 Stars on obverse
Sources and/or recommended
"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