Kagin 4 - Rare
Kagin 4a - Very Scarce
Kagin 4b - Very Scarce
The finest examples graded by PCGS are three MS-65's.
The 1849 Moffat &
Company Five Dollars is the most often seen type of Moffat &
Company gold coins, but it is still a very scarce coin. Most
examples are heavily circulated. About Uncirculated examples
are rare and less that two dozen Uncirculated examples are known.
Story of the Moffat & Company Gold Coins
NGC MS-65 (illustrated
above). Offered by Hanks & Associates in January 2002 for
1849 Moffat & Co. Half
Eagle. Choice About Uncirculated, approaching Mint State.
Ex - Zabriskie - Ellsworth - Garrett, Lot 922, sold for $10,000.00
Sources and/or recommended
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial
Coins" by Walter Breen
"Private Gold Coins and Patterns of the United States" by
Donald H. Kagin