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TURBAN HEAD FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE (1795-1807)

Obverse of 1796 Half Eagle     Reverse of 1796 Half Eagle

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PLAIN EAGLE ON REVERSE (1795-1797)

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1795 

8,707

0

One variety has the final S in STATES punched over a D.  The rare 1795 Eagle and Shield reverse is believed to have been struck in 1798.

1796

6,196

0

 

1797

3,609

0

Found with either 15 or 16 stars on the reverse.
1798 Unknown 0 Extremely Rare!

Obverse of 1806 Half Eagle     Reverse of 1806 Half Eagle
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EAGLE AND SHIELD ON REVERSE (1797-1807)

1795 Unknown 0  
1797 included with 1798? 0 Found with a 1797/5 overdate and a sixteen star obverse, all of which are believed to have been made in 1798.

1798

24,867

0

Found with Small and Large 8's in the date.  The Large 8's come with either 13 or 14 stars on the reverse.

1799

7,451

0

 

1800

37,628

0

  

1802

53,176

0

  

1803

33,506

0

  

1804

30,475

0

One variety has a Small 8 over a Large 8!

1805

33,183

0

  

1806

64,093

0

   

1807

32,488

0