5 Dollars "Liberty Cap / Large Heraldic Eagle - Half Eagle"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1795-1807
Value 5 Dollars (5 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Gold (.916)
Weight 8.75 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 25383
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 28
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1798

Engraver: Robert Scot

Robert Scot was the first Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from the inception of the United States Mint in 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot also designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins.

Reverse

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM

Engraver: Robert Scot

Robert Scot was the first Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from the inception of the United States Mint in 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot also designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins.

Edge

Reeded

Manage my collection

Please sign in or create an account to manage your collection.

Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1795 
1797  1 15 star obv.; Smithsonian collection
1797  1 16 star obv.; Smithsonian collection
1797  3 609 overdate variety exists
1798  large 8, 13-star reverse
1798  large 8, 14-star reverse
1798  24 867 small 8
1799  large reverse stars
1799  7 451 small reverse stars
1800  37 628
1802  53 176 overdate variety exists
1803  33 506 overdate variety exists
1804  large 8
1804  30 475 small 8
1805  33 183
1806  64 093 pointed 6
1806  round 6
1807  32 488

Get this coin

No member from this site currently wants to exchange it.

Numista Rarity index: 97 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

Bullion value: USD 459.69 Search tips
This value is given for information purpose only. It is based on a price of gold at 57 354 USD/kg. Numista does not buy or sell coins or metal.

» Buy coins from the United States

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Register a past auction sale