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LIBERTY HEAD (NO MOTTO ON REVERSE) FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE (1839-1866)

1859 Half Eagle Obverse     1859 Half Eagle Reverse

1859 Liberty Head Half Eagle - ex Trompeter collection
Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1839 118,143 est. 5  
1839-C 17,205 0  
1839-D 18,939 0  
1840 137,382 est. 5  
1840-C 18,992 0  
1840-D 22,896 0  
1840-O 40,120 0  
1841 15,833 est. 5  
1841-C 21,467 0  
1841-D 29,392 0  
1841-O 50 0 None has ever been seen!
1842 27,578 2 known Found with Small and Large letters on the reverse.
1842-C 27,432 0 Found with Small and Large dates.
1842-D 59,608 0 Found with Small and Large dates.
1842-O 16,400 0  
1843 611,205 est. 5  
1843-C 44,277 0  
1843-D 98,452 0  
1843-O 101,075 0 Found with Small and Large Letters.
1844 340,330 est. 5  
1844-C 23,631 0  
1844-D 88,982 0  
1844-O 364,600 1  
1845 417,099 est. 5  
1845-D 90,629 0  
1845-O 41,000 0  
1846 395,942 est. 5  
1846-C 12,995 0  
1846-D 80,294 0 One reverse variety has an obvious D/D mintmark.
1846-O 58,000 0  
1847 915,981 1 known  
1847-C 84,151 0  
1847-D 64,405 0  
1847-O 12,000 0  
1848 260,775 2 known  
1848-C 64,472 0  
1848-D 47,465 0 One reverse variety has a D/D mintmark.
1849 133,070 Unknown  
1849-C 64,823 0  
1849-D 39,036 0  
1850 64,491 Unique?  
1850-C 63,591 0  
1850-D 43,984 0  
1851 377,505 Unknown  
1851-C 49,176 0  
1851-D 62,710 0  
1851-O 41,000 0  
1852 573,901 Unknown  
1852-C 72,574 0  
1852-D 91,584 0  
1853 305,770 Unknown  
1853-C 65,571 0  
1853-D 89,678 0  
1854 160,675 Unique?  
1854-C 39,283 0  
1854-D 56,413 0  
1854-O 46,000 0  
1854-S 268 0 An extreme rarity!
1855 117,098 Unique?  
1855-C 39,788 0  
1855-D 22,432 0  
1855-O 11,100 0  
1855-S 61,000 0  
1856 197,990 Unique?  
1856-C 28,457 0  
1856-D 19,786 0  
1856-O 10,000 0  
1856-S 105,100 0  
1857 98,188 est. 5  
1857-C 31,360 0  
1857-D 17,046 0  
1857-O 13,000 0  
1857-S 87,000 0  
1858 15,136 est. 10  
1858-C 38,856 0  
1858-D 15,362 0  
1858-S 18,600 0  
1859 16,734 80  
1859-C 31,847 0  
1859-D 10,366 0  
1859-S 13,220 0  
1860 19,763 62  
1860-C 14,813 0  
1860-D 14,635 0  
1860-S 21,200 0  
1861 688,084 66  
1861-C 6,879 0  
1861-D 1,597 0  
1861-S 18,000 0  
1862 4,430 35  
1862-S 9,500 0  
1863 2,442 30  
1863-S 17,000 0  
1864 4,170 50  
1864-S 3,888 0  
1865 1,270 25  
1865-S 27,612 0  
1866-S 9,000 0