1843 Liberty Head Half Eagles

1843 Liberty Head Half Eagles
1843 Liberty Head Half Eagles values

Coin Info

Melt Value
$300.73
Country
United States
Type
Gold Coin
Metal Content
0.24187 t oz
Face Value
$5 USD
Mintage
855,009
Issuing Mint
U.S. Mint
Year Issued
1843

1843 Liberty Head $5 half eagle gold coins come in five varieties, counting the fact that the New Orleans (O) mint produced two types of $5 gold coins, with one featuring small letters and the other large letters. For the most part, all 1843 half eagles are scarce, though the Charlotte (C) and Dahlonega (D) branch mint issues are the scarcest. This is true for virtually all Liberty Head half eagles from the era, and should be remembered by those who want to buy these old gold half eagles. It’s best to always buy any old gold coins, especially rare pieces like C- and D-mint gold coinage, in slabs from reputable third-party coin grading firms.

Here’s a breakdown of the mintages and values for all 1843 $5 half eagle gold coins:

  • 1843, 611,205 minted; $550

  • 1843-C, 44,277; $2,000

  • 1843-D, 98,452; $2,000

  • 1843-O small letters, 19,075; $850

  • 1843-O large letters, 82,000; $650

*Values are for coins grading Very Fine 20.

Even though Liberty Head gold half eagles have substantial intrinsic bullion content, the historical significance of these old U.S. gold coins makes them far more important to numismatists than bullion investors. For the record, 1843 Liberty Head half eagles, which were designed by Christian Gobrecht, weigh 8.359 grams and contain a net pure gold weight of 0.24187 ounces.



1843 Liberty Head Half Eagles Past Sales & Prices

1843-D $5 Gold Liberty NGC XF40 *hucky*
Sale Price: $1,790.00
Date Sold: February 19, 2016
1843-D $5 Gold Liberty NGC XF40 *hucky*
1843-C $5 Liberty Head Half Eagle PCGS AG 3 Charlotte Gold Coin
Sale Price: $1,495.00
Date Sold: January 14, 2016
1843-C $5 Liberty Head Half Eagle PCGS AG 3 Charlotte Gold Coin
1843 $5 Gold Liberty Head Half Eagle PCGS AU50
Sale Price: $594.00
Date Sold: January 08, 2016
1843 $5 Gold Liberty Head Half Eagle PCGS AU50
1843 HALF EAGLE PCGS AU 55 GOLD LIBERTY 5.00 NO RESERVE
Sale Price: $435.85
Date Sold: December 11, 2015
1843 HALF EAGLE PCGS AU 55 GOLD LIBERTY 5.00 NO RESERVE
1843 D $5 GOLD LIBERTY HEAD NGC AU DETAILS MOUNT REMOVED 4275865-001 NO RESERVE
Sale Price: $937.00
Date Sold: November 30, 2015
1843 D $5 GOLD LIBERTY HEAD NGC AU DETAILS MOUNT REMOVED 4275865-001 NO RESERVE
1843 $5 Half Eagle Liberty Gold ICG AU58 No Reserve!!
Sale Price: $535.00
Date Sold: November 19, 2015
1843 $5 Half Eagle Liberty Gold ICG AU58 No Reserve!!
1843 $5.00 Gold, PCGS XF-40
Sale Price: $404.00
Date Sold: November 10, 2015
1843 $5.00 Gold, PCGS XF-40
1843-D $5 NGC VF20 - Desirable Dahlonega Gold Half Eagle
Sale Price: $1,750.00
Date Sold: November 01, 2015
1843-D $5 NGC VF20 - Desirable Dahlonega Gold Half Eagle
1843 Liberty Head Half Eagle Gold $5 AU Details NGC
Sale Price: $475.00
Date Sold: October 14, 2015
1843 Liberty Head Half Eagle Gold $5 AU Details NGC
1843 Gold $5 NGC AU50
Sale Price: $625.00
Date Sold: September 21, 2015
1843 Gold $5 NGC AU50
1843 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle- NGC VF30 /Q3950
Sale Price: $525.00
Date Sold: September 20, 2015
1843 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle- NGC VF30 /Q3950
1843-C $5 Gold Liberty ~ Charlotte Mint ~ PCGS GENUINE ~ #14579076
Sale Price: $999.00
Date Sold: September 16, 2015
1843-C $5 Gold Liberty ~ Charlotte Mint ~ PCGS GENUINE ~ #14579076
1843 $5 Coronet Head Liberty Gold Coin Certified PCGS Graded AU53
Sale Price: $655.00
Date Sold: September 16, 2015
1843 $5 Coronet Head Liberty Gold Coin Certified PCGS Graded AU53
$5 1843-D Medium D RARE Dahlonega Mint PCGS XF Details Liberty Head Gold SCARCE
Sale Price: $1,619.10
Date Sold: September 05, 2015
$5 1843-D Medium D RARE Dahlonega Mint PCGS XF Details Liberty Head Gold SCARCE
1843 Gold $5 half Eagle, PCGS AU53, very nice early date David Kahn Rare Coins
Sale Price: $617.00
Date Sold: August 30, 2015
1843 Gold $5 half Eagle, PCGS AU53, very nice early date David Kahn Rare Coins
1843-C $5 Gold Liberty XF Details
Sale Price: $1,345.00
Date Sold: August 18, 2015
1843-C $5 Gold Liberty XF Details
1843 $5 Liberty Head Half Eagle PCGS VF35
Sale Price: $372.00
Date Sold: August 09, 2015
1843 $5 Liberty Head Half Eagle PCGS VF35

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