1865 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE
PCGS Nos: 8298, 8455
Circulation strikes: 1,270
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (8.24 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) above the date
Images courtesy of Heritage
Proof (illustrated above).
NGC MS-60. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles'
"The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001,
Lot 1405, illustrated, sold for $10,925.00
PCGS Proof-66. Ex - Bowers and Merena
Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale",
November 20-21, 2000, Lot 491, illustrated, sold for $66,700.00 From Stack's sale of May 1974, Lot
450; finest graded by PCGS
The finest circulation strike example graded by PCGS is a single AU-58.
The finest Proof example
graded by PCGS is a single PR-66.
The finest Deep Cameo Proof
example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-64.
"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