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1812 NGC MS60 $5 Capped Bust Left Half Eagle

$10,750.00

DATE: 1812

MINT: Philadelphia

SERVICE: NGC

GRADE: MS60

DENOMINATION: $5

SERIAL: 4233672-001

This 1812 Capped Bust Left $5 Liberty Head has been graded MS60 by NGC.

NGC Price Guide: $12,900
NGC Pop: 11 / 135
Mintage = 58,087

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Description

1812 $5 Capped Bust Half Eagle

The first subtype if the Capped Bust Half Eagle was struck from 1807-1812, with this example being from the final year of the type 1.  There are 399,013 total Capped Bust Left Type 1 Examples minted from 1807 to 1812.  Although there were a few hundred thousand minted, due to heavy melting in later years, only about %1 percent of the issue survived.  We can thank the early numismatist who protected this coin from a melted fate, while we admire its very intact luster.  Her strike is relatively impressive, her gold a mature yellow, and with no problems to speak of, this fabulous five would add significant value to any serious collection.

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