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CLASSIC HEAD FIVE DOLLARS OR HALF EAGLE
(1834-1838)

1838-D Classic Head Half Eagle Obverse      1838-D Classic Head Half Eagle Reverse
Images courtesy of Hancock & Harwell Rare Coins

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1834

657,460

est. 10-15

Comes with Plain or Crosslet 4's in the date.  The Plain 4 type comes with Fancy or Block 8's in the date.

1835

371,535

3 known

 

1836

553,147

3 known

 

1837

207,121

1 known

Comes with Fancy or Block 8's in the date.

1838

286,588

est. 5

  

1838-C

17,179

0

  

1838-D

20,583

0