The 1850 Liberty Head double eagles have value as numismatic coins. Keep reading to learn more about these gold coins.
Type: Liberty Head Double Eagle
Face Value: $20.00
Composition: 90% gold, 10% copper
Gold Weight: .9675 oz.
Total Weight: 33.436 grams
Current Gold Bullion Value: $1,852.86
The US minted the 1850 Liberty Head double eagle with no mint mark and also the 1850 O Liberty Head double eagle. The mint mark, when present, can be found on the reverse side of the coin below the eagle.
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This coin in circulated condition is worth at least its weight in gold. The gold melt value for this coin is $1,852.86 as of September 25, 2023. This melt value is calculated from the current gold spot price of $1,915.10 per ounce.
The 1850 Liberty Head double eagle with no mint mark is worth around $2,850 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $3,500. In uncirculated condition the price is around $22,500 for coins with an MS 60 grade. Uncirculated coins with a grade of MS 63 can sell for around $75,000.
The 1850 O Liberty Head double eagle is worth around $5,250 in very fine condition. In extremely fine condition the value is around $8,500. In uncirculated condition the price is around $60,000 for coins with an MS 60 grade.
Very fine- The word "LIBERTY" inscribed on Liberty's crown is bold. The rounded prongs on the crown are well-defined. Liberty's hair is worn around the ear.
Extremely fine- The rounded prongs on the crown show traces of wear. Liberty's hair curls show traces of wear. Minor bag marks are present.
MS 60 uncirculated- There are no signs of wear. The coin has luster, but there may be a few stains, abrasions, or surface marks.
MS 63 choice uncirculated- In the major focal areas there are some blemishes or contact marks. The coin's luster might not be as prominent.
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