1896 FIVE DOLLARS
OR HALF EAGLE
PCGS Nos: 8392, 8491
Circulation strikes: 58,960
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
grains (8.24 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of Heritage
Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - Trompeter collection.
PCGS Proof-64. Ex - Bowers and
Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV
Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 565, illustrated, sold for
$14,950.00 From Stack's portion of
the Garrett Collection, March 1976, Lot 526
NGC MS-64. Ex- Heritage Numismatic
Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7,
2000, Lot 7631, illustrated, not sold
NGC MS-64. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer
2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 9023, not
NGC MS-63. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale",
August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7282, not illustrated, sold for $776.25
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.
The finest Proof examples
graded by PCGS are 2 PR-66's.
The finest Deep Cameo Proof
examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRDC-66's.
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial
Coins" by Walter Breen
"The PCGS Population
Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service