$5 LIBERTY GOLD HALF EAGLE MS-61
The $5.00 Liberty Gold Half Eagle was the workhorse gold denomination in the United States for much of its tenure. It was small enough that individuals could use them in larger transactions. Like all U.S. Gold, these coins circulated more often in the Western U.S., where gold and silver was preferred over paper money. The coins circulated in the East more often than larger gold coins; but primarily, they were held as reserves. Five Dollar Liberties trade at a higher premium than the larger U.S. Gold coins; but that is to be expected as smaller sized coins usually cost more per ounce. These coins are popular among Americans wishing to own pre-1933 dated gold at an inexpensive price.
- Contains .2419 oz of Gold.
- NGC encapsulation guarantees the MS-61 condition.
- Obverse: Shows Liberty, facing left, encircled by 13 stars with the word “LIBERTY” on her hair band.
- Reverse: Features a heraldic eagle with a shield on its breast. Surrounding the eagle is “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and the denomination “FIVE D.” to represent five dollars.
- Designed by Christian Gobrecht and minted from 1838-1907.
- U.S. Mint issue from the following mints: Philadelphia, Carson City, Charlotte, Dahlonega, Denver, New Orleans or San Francisco.
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