The $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle was minted by the United States from 1839 to 1908 and since then, it has become one of the most sought after coins among collectors. Every Liberty Half Eagle was minted using 90.0% gold and contained a total of .2419 troy ounces. The coins in this listing have been certified by either the NGC or PCGS to be in Mint State 61 condition.
- Actual gold content of .2419 troy oz.
- Features .900 fine gold purity.
- Minted by the United States from 1839-1908.
- Produced by the US Mint with a $5 USD face value.
- Coins ship in MS61 condition. We ship NGC or PCGS coins at our discretion.
The $5 Liberty Half Eagle Gold Coin was designed in 1839 by the US Mints chief engraver, Christian Gobrecht. He was also responsible for designing several other popular coins during that time, and today many of those coins are highly prized by collectors. These particular coins have been certified as being in MS61 condition.
The $5 Liberty Half Eagles feature a similar design to other Liberty Coins of the same period. On the obverse, Gobrechts depiction of a left facing Lady Liberty is shown at the center. Directly beneath her, the mint year is stamped with a total of 13 stars encircling her.
The reverse side of the coin features an eagle at the center. In the image, the bird is protected by a shield and holds olive branches and a bundle of arrows. A ribbon above its head contains the phrase IN GOD WE TRUST. Surrounding the eagle are the words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and FIVE D to represent the legal tender value and the country of origin.
If you have questions about our Mint State 61 $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagles or would like to learn more about these coins, simply call our helpful support team at 212-391-2211. You can also get in touch with a friendly member of our staff by contacting us via live chat or email.
Gold Content: .2419 ozt
Condition: MS61 (NGC or PCGS)
Mint: US Mint
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