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CAPPED BUST FIVE DOLLARS OR HALF EAGLE
(1807-1834)

    

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1807

51,605

0

  

1808

55,578

0

Look for the slightly tougher 1808/7 overdate.

1809/8

33,875

0

These are all 1809/8 overdates.

1810

100,287

0

Found with different combinations of Small or Large Dates and Small or Tall 5's.

1811

99,581

0

Found with Small and Tall 5's.

1812

58,087

0

  

1813

95,428

0

  

1814/3

15,454

0

These are all 1814/3 overdates.

1815

635

0

Extremely rare - only 10-20 are known.

1818

48,588

0

Perhaps the most interesting variety has no space between STATES OF on the reverse.

1819

51,723

0

On one variety, the denomination was improperly cut into the die, resulting in 5 D over 5 O.

1820

263,806

??

Found with Curved and Flat Base 2's.

1821

34,641

??

  

1822

17,796

0

Either the mintage is wrong or most were melted, as only three examples are known today.

1823

14,485

0

  

1824

17,340

0

  

1825

29,060

est. 5

Most of these are 1825/1 overdates.  Only two examples are known of the 1825/4 overdate.

1826

18,069

est. 5

  

1827

24,913

est. 5

  

1828

28,029

est. 5

Both the Normal Date and the 1828/7 overdate are extremely rare.

1829

57,442

est. 5

Comes with Large and Small Dates.

1830

126,351

est. 5

Found with Large or Small D's at the base of the reverse.

1831

140,594

est. 5

Found with Large or Small D's at the base of the reverse.

1832

157,487

est. 5

Found with Curved or Flat Based 2's in the date.  The Curved Base 2 is extremely rare.

1833

193,630

est. 2

Found with Large and Small Dates.

1834

50,141

est. 5

Found with Plain and Crosslet 4's. 
 
 

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