1847 Liberty Head Half Eagles

1847 Liberty Head Half Eagles
1847 Liberty Head Half Eagles values

Coin Info

Melt Value
$300.28
Country
United States
Type
Gold Coin
Metal Content
0.24187 t oz
Face Value
$5 USD
Mintage
1,076,537
Issuing Mint
U.S. Mint
Year Issued
1847

1847 Liberty Head $5 half eagle gold coins are available in five varieties, which counts the four basic mintmark varieties; the Philadelphia issue has an overdate issue, counting the fifth variety. In general, all 1847 half eagles are considered scarce, though the Charlotte (C), Dahlonega (D), and New Orleans (O) branch mint issues are by far the scarcest. Given the scarceness of all Liberty Head half eagles, and especially the branch mint coins, it’s essential that collectors consider buying only authenticated pieces to ensure they aren’t buying counterfeit gold coins, which are by and large too numerous to count.

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

  • 1847 (all kinds), 915,981

  • 1847, mintage included above; $550

  • 1847 Top of 7 on Border, mintage included above; $575

  • 1847-C, 84,151; $2,000

  • 1847-D, 64,405; $2,000

  • 1847-O, 12,000; $2,500

*Values are for coins grading Very Fine 20.

Liberty Head gold half eagles, which were designed by Christian Gobrecht, are not only scarce but they are also old. Therefore, they tend to have a much larger following from numismatists as opposed to bullion investors, who generally avoid the high price premium on these coins. 1847 Liberty Head half eagles contain a net pure gold content amounting to 0.24187 ounces and weigh a total of 8.359 grams.



1847 Liberty Head Half Eagles Past Sales & Prices

1847 LIBERTY HEAD HALF EAGLE NGC AU-53 LITTLE WEAR AND CLOSE TO 200 YEARS OLD
Sale Price: $501.05
Date Sold: February 21, 2016
1847 LIBERTY HEAD HALF EAGLE NGC AU-53 LITTLE WEAR AND CLOSE TO 200 YEARS OLD
1847-D $5 NGC XF40 - Popular Southern Branch Mint Gold
Sale Price: $2,350.00
Date Sold: February 18, 2016
1847-D $5 NGC XF40 - Popular Southern Branch Mint Gold
UNITED STATES 1847-C $5 GOLD COIN CHARLOTTE PCGS AU DETAILS (MAX057864)
Sale Price: $1,450.00
Date Sold: December 26, 2015
UNITED STATES 1847-C $5 GOLD COIN CHARLOTTE PCGS AU DETAILS (MAX057864)
Gold $5 1847-D Half Eagle Coronet Head NGC AU55 2603230-002
Sale Price: $4,200.00
Date Sold: December 25, 2015
Gold $5 1847-D Half Eagle Coronet Head NGC AU55 2603230-002
1847 No Motto Gold $5 Liberty Head Half Eagle NGC XF 45
Sale Price: $549.99
Date Sold: December 03, 2015
1847 No Motto Gold $5 Liberty Head Half Eagle NGC XF 45
1847 C $5 GOLD LIBERTY HEAD HALF EAGLE NGC AU 53 SUPER RARE COIN
Sale Price: $2,655.30
Date Sold: November 12, 2015
1847 C $5 GOLD LIBERTY HEAD HALF EAGLE NGC AU 53 SUPER RARE COIN
1847-O $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle AU 58 details ANACS No Reserve!
Sale Price: $4,960.00
Date Sold: October 11, 2015
1847-O $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle AU 58 details ANACS No Reserve!
1847 C $5 Gold Liberty Head Half Eagle NCS AU DETAILS "OBV GRAFFITI"
Sale Price: $1,200.00
Date Sold: October 03, 2015
1847 C $5 Gold Liberty Head Half Eagle NCS AU DETAILS "OBV GRAFFITI"
1847-D PCGS XF 5$ Gold Liberty Dahlonega
Sale Price: $850.00
Date Sold: September 26, 2015
1847-D PCGS XF 5$ Gold Liberty Dahlonega
1847 Liberty Head $5 Five Dollars Gold Half Eagle PCGS VF35 Early Date
Sale Price: $450.00
Date Sold: September 23, 2015
1847 Liberty Head $5 Five Dollars Gold Half Eagle PCGS VF35 Early Date
1847-O $5 Gold Half Eagle NGC VF25 CAC
Sale Price: $4,494.44
Date Sold: September 13, 2015
1847-O $5 Gold Half Eagle NGC VF25 CAC
1847 Gold $5 Liberty Head Half Eagle NGC AU 53 With Some Luster
Sale Price: $600.00
Date Sold: September 10, 2015
1847 Gold $5 Liberty Head Half Eagle NGC AU 53 With Some Luster
1847 $5 LIBERTY GOLD COIN ROTATED DIES NGC VF30--DIES ROTATED ABOUT 270 DEGREES! Listed for charity
Sale Price: $700.00
Date Sold: August 29, 2015
1847 $5 LIBERTY GOLD COIN ROTATED DIES NGC VF30--DIES ROTATED ABOUT 270 DEGREES! Listed for charity
1847 Half Eagle PCGS AU-50 Ex. Bass
Sale Price: $570.00
Date Sold: July 28, 2015
1847 Half Eagle PCGS AU-50 Ex. Bass

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