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Obverse of 1810 Half Eagle - Large Date, Large 5     Reverse of 1810 Half Eagle - Large Date, Large 5


1810 HALF EAGLE -
LARGE DATE, LARGE 5

PCGS No: 8108

Rarity: 
Scarce

Variety Equivalents:
Breen 6459

Notes:
The Large Date, Large 5 is the most common of the 1810 varieties, with over 200 examples graded by PCGS alone.  The finest example certified by PCGS is a single MS-66. 

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 806, "Breen-6459", unsold

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8937, "Breen-1a, Miller-109", plated, sold for $12,075.00

PCGS MS-63 (illustrated above).  Ex - old-time collection - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s April 22, 2000 Mail Bid Sale, Lot 1455, "PCGS MS-63 (mis-holdered as the rare, Large Date, Small 5)"

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot 3691, sold for $12,075.00

PCGS MS-62 (illustrated below).  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 889, sold for $7,705.00

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 807, "Breen-6459", sold for $5,750.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1097, "Breen-1a", plated, sold for $8,337.50  Ex - Virgil M. Brand Collection (Bowers&Merena, June 18, 1984, lot 1452)

PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2321, "Breen-6459, B-1A, Large Date, Large 5", sold for $4,140.00

NGC AU-53.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8936, "B-1a, Miller-109", plated, sold for $3,220.00  From the Dr. Robert W. Dingle Collection

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, July 2002" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

Obverse of 1810 Half Eagle - Large Date, Large 5     Reverse of 1810 Half Eagle - Large Date, Large 5

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles