1845 Liberty Head Half Eagles

1845 Liberty Head Half Eagles
1845 Liberty Head Half Eagles values

Coin Info

Melt Value
$300.51
Country
United States
Type
Gold Coin
Metal Content
0.24187 t oz
Face Value
$5 USD
Mintage
548,728
Issuing Mint
U.S. Mint
Year Issued
1845

1845 Liberty Head $5 half eagle gold coins are available in three varieties, counting the Philadelphia, Dahlonega (D), and New Orleans (O) half eagles. All 1845 Liberty Head $5 gold coins are considered scarce, but the scarcest of the three is the 1845-D half eagle. All Dahlonega mint gold coins are rare today due to the fact that few were made, many were lost to time or melted, and those that were left behind were not usually well preserved.

Here’s a breakdown of the mintages and values for all 1845 $5 half eagle gold coins:

  • 1845, 417,099, minted; $550

  • 1845-D, 90,629; $2,000

  • 1845-O, 41,000; $750

*Values are for coins grading Very Fine 20.

1845 Liberty Head half eagles were designed by Christian Gobrecht; he was also the designer of the silver Liberty Seated coins of the 19th century. Given the historical significance of these old gold coins, Liberty Head $5 gold coins are largely purchased by numismatists. While Liberty Head $5 coins contain 0.24187 net ounces of pure gold, bullion investors typically forego spending money on buying these coins as their premiums are far higher than the intrinsic gold value alone.



1845 Liberty Head Half Eagles Past Sales & Prices

1845 $5 LIBERTY GOLD COIN - NGC AU 50 - SCARCE - RARE IN THIS CONDITION
Sale Price: $600.00
Date Sold: February 27, 2016
1845 $5 LIBERTY GOLD COIN - NGC AU 50 - SCARCE - RARE IN THIS CONDITION
1845-O $5 Gold Liberty Head PCGS VF30 Scarce New Orleans Date Attractive Toning!
Sale Price: $1,000.00
Date Sold: February 23, 2016
1845-O $5 Gold Liberty Head PCGS VF30 Scarce New Orleans Date Attractive Toning!
1845 Liberty Half Eagle PCGS XF 45
Sale Price: $551.25
Date Sold: February 23, 2016
1845 Liberty Half Eagle PCGS XF 45
1845-D Liberty Gold Half Eagle $5 - PCGS AU Details - Rare Dahlonega Gold Coin
Sale Price: $2,100.90
Date Sold: January 15, 2016
1845-D Liberty Gold Half Eagle $5 - PCGS AU Details - Rare Dahlonega Gold Coin
1845-O ICG VF35 GOLD $5 LIBERTY!! #GA
Sale Price: $687.00
Date Sold: December 18, 2015
1845-O ICG VF35 GOLD $5 LIBERTY!! #GA
1845 $ 5 LIBERTY HEAD GOLD NGC AU 55
Sale Price: $650.00
Date Sold: November 25, 2015
1845 $ 5 LIBERTY HEAD GOLD NGC AU 55
1845-D Liberty Half Eagle PCGS AU Details RARE HISTORIC PRE-CIVIL WAR
Sale Price: $1,552.00
Date Sold: November 23, 2015
1845-D Liberty Half Eagle PCGS AU Details RARE HISTORIC PRE-CIVIL WAR
1845-D $5 Gold Liberty PCGS tooled AU details noRSV
Sale Price: $1,234.01
Date Sold: October 24, 2015
1845-D $5 Gold Liberty PCGS tooled AU details noRSV
1845-D $5 PCGS GOOD details Gold Liberty ~ Dahlonega Mint ~ #26949939
Sale Price: $779.00
Date Sold: September 17, 2015
1845-D $5 PCGS GOOD details Gold Liberty ~ Dahlonega Mint ~ #26949939
1845 $5 Gold Half Eagle GRADED XF 45
Sale Price: $425.00
Date Sold: July 23, 2015
1845 $5 Gold Half Eagle GRADED XF 45

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