1798 Large 8, 13 Star Reverse PCGS AU50 $5 Draped Bust
Today we feature a truly beautiful coin. It is hard to find a 1798 Large 8 $5 that still has an original look to her.
This 1798 Draped Bust Half Eagle Large 8, 13 Star Reverse is an attractive original example. This flashy coin has a beautiful light yellow golden to rich orange patina surfaces with luster gleaming through. There are some adjustment marks on the face from the Mint back in 1798. There was a mintage of 24,867 coins split up between 3 different varieties. PCGS has only graded 21 examples in AU50 and 78 in higher grades. This coin offers no apologies and will truly make any collector happy in hand.
PCGS Price Guide = $17,000
Mintage = 24,867
PCGS Pop = 21 / 78