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Liberty Head (1839 - 1908)

Liberty Head (1839 - 1908)
1839 - 1866 | 1866 - 1908

Variety 1 - No Motto above Eagle (1839 - 1866)

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1839 - 1840
    Designer: Christian Gobrecht
    Weight: 8.359 grams
    Diameter:22.5 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.9000 gold, 0.1000 copper
    Edge: reeded
    Metal Oz: 0.24187
    Melt Value (gold): $316.22
  • Design Years: 1840 - 1866
    Designer: Christian Gobrecht
    Weight: 8.359 grams
    Diameter:21.6 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.9000 gold, 0.1000 copper
    Edge: reeded
    Metal Oz: 0.24187
    Melt Value (gold): $316.22

Variety 2 - Motto above Eagle (1866 - 1908)

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1866 - 1908
    Designer: Christian Gobrecht
    Weight: 8.359 grams
    Diameter:21.6 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.9000 gold, 0.1000 copper
    Edge: reeded
    Metal Oz: 0.24187
    Melt Value (gold): $316.22
Grade Price Guide
Circ|MS|PF
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • F-12 Fine. Fine.
  • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine. LIBERTY on coronet bold. Major lines show in curls on neck.
  • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine. Details clear in curls on neck. Slight wear on top and lower part of coronet and on hair.
  • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated. Trace of wear on coronet and hair above eye.
  • AU-55 Choice About Uncirculated. Choice About Uncirculated. Evidence of friction on design high points. Some original mint luster.
  • AU-58 Choice AU. Choice AU.
  • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated. No trace of wear. Light blemishes.
  • MS-62 Choice Unc.. Choice Unc..
  • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated. Some distracting contact marks or blemishes in prime focal areas. Impaired luster possible.
  • MS-64 Very Choice Unc.. Very Choice Unc..
  • MS-65 Gem Uncirculated. Gem Uncirculated.
  • PF-60 PF-60. PF-60.
  • PF-63 Choice Proof. Choice Proof. Attractive reflective surfaces with only a few blemishes in secondary focal places. No major flaws.
  • PF-64 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • PF-65 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • PF-66 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • 1842
  • 27,578
    • 1842C
    • 27,432
      • 1842D
      • 59,608
        • 1845D

          1845D

          Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1845D
          Mintmark: 1839, above date; 1840-1908, below eagle.
          Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1845D
          Mintmark: 1839, above date; 1840-1908, below eagle.
        • 90,629
        • 1846
        • 395,942
          • 1846D
          • 80,294
            • 1847
            • 915,981
              • 1848
              • 47,465
                • 1850
                • 63,591
                  • 1851
                  • 62,710
                    • 1854
                    • 160,675
                      • 1854C
                      • 39,283
                        • 1854D
                        • 56,413
                          • Description
                          • Mintage
                          • F-12 Fine. Fine.
                          • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine. Half of hair lines above coronet missing. Hair curls under ear evident, but worn. Motto and its ribbon sharp.
                          • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine. Small amount of wear on top of hair and below L in LIBERTY. Wear evident on wing tips and neck of eagle.
                          • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated. Trace of wear on tip of coronet and hair above eye.
                          • AU-55 Choice About Uncirculated. Choice About Uncirculated. Evidence of friction on design high points. Some original mint luster present.
                          • AU-58 Choice AU. Choice AU.
                          • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated. No trace of wear. Light blemishes.
                          • MS-62 Choice Unc.. Choice Unc..
                          • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated. Some distracting contact marks or blemishes in prime focal areas. Impaired luster possible.
                          • MS-64 Very Choice Unc.. Very Choice Unc..
                          • MS-65 Gem Uncirculated. Gem Uncirculated.
                          • PF-60 PF-60. PF-60.
                          • PF-63 Choice Proof. Choice Proof. Reflective surfaces with only a few blemishes in secondary focal places. No major flaws.
                          • PF-64 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
                          • PF-65 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
                          • 1880

                            1880

                            Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1880
                            Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1880
                          • 3,166,400
                          • 1881
                          • 5,708,802
                            • 1882

                              1882

                              Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1882
                              Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1882
                            • 2,514,520
                            • 1893

                              1893

                              Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1893
                              Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1893
                            • 1,528,120
                            • 1895

                              1895

                              Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1895
                              Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1895
                            • 1,345,855
                            • 1899
                            • 1,710,630
                              • 1900

                                1900

                                Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1900
                                Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1900
                              • 1,405,500
                              • 1901
                              • 3,648,000
                                • 1905
                                • 880,700
                                  • 1906
                                  • 348,735
                                    • Description
                                    • Mintage
                                    • F-12
                                    • VF-20
                                    • EF-40
                                    • AU-50
                                    • AU-55
                                    • AU-58
                                    • MS-60
                                    • MS-62
                                    • MS-63
                                    • MS-64
                                    • MS-65
                                    • PF-60
                                    • PF-63
                                    • PF-64
                                    • PF-65
                                    • PF-66
                                    • 1842
                                    • 27,578
                                      • 1842C
                                      • 27,432
                                        • 1842D
                                        • 59,608
                                          • 1845D

                                            1845D

                                            Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1845D
                                            Mintmark: 1839, above date; 1840-1908, below eagle.
                                            Half Eagles Liberty Head (1839 - 1908) 1845D
                                            Mintmark: 1839, above date; 1840-1908, below eagle.
                                          • 90,629
                                          • 1846
                                          • 395,942
                                            • 1846D
                                            • 80,294
                                              • 1847
                                              • 915,981
                                                • 1848
                                                • 47,465
                                                  • 1850
                                                  • 63,591
                                                    • 1851
                                                    • 62,710