1869 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE
PCGS Nos: 8317, 8464
Circulation strikes: 1,760
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (8.24 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of Heritage
Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - Trompeter collection.
NGC MS-61. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles'
"The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001,
Lot 1410, "NGC #289360-016", illustrated, sold for $10,925.00
PCGS Proof-63. Ex - Bowers and
Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV
Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 501, illustrated, sold for
$21,850.00 From Stack's sale of
the DiBello Collection, May 1970, Lot 926
The finest circulation strike examples graded by PCGS are 4 AU-55's.
The finest Proof example
graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.
"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