1871 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE
PCGS Nos: 8322, 8466
Circulation strikes: 3,200
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (8.24 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of Heritage
The finest circulation strike 1871 Half Eagle graded by PCGS is a single MS-60.
The finest Proof example
graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.
The finest circulation
strike 1871 Half Eagle graded by NGC is a single MS-61.
The finest Proof 1871 Half
Eagle graded by NGC is a single PR-66 Cameo.
Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - Trompeter collection.
- Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles'
"The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001,
Lot 1412, illustrated, sold for $7,762.00
- Bowers and
Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV
Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 508, illustrated, sold for
$43,700.00 From Stack's portion of
the Garrett Collection, March 1976, Lot 442
- Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W.
Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot
509, illustrated, not sold From Superior's sale of the Ruby Collection, February 1974,
ANACS Net EF-45, Unc Details, Rev. Rim Filed, Cleaned
Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach
Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8992, plated, sold for
"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
"The NGC Census
Report, April 2003" by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation