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Obverse of 1806 Half Eagle     Reverse of 1806 Half Eagle


1806 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 8089, 8090

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 64,093
Proofs: 0

Designer: Robert Scot

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 mint)

Images courtesy of Hanks & Associates

Significant examples:
See individual variety listings

Recent appearances:
See individual variety listings

Varieties:
Pointed 6 in Date
"Knob" 6 in Date

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated "Rd 6" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.

The finest Uncirculated "Pointed 6" examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-64's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service