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  Total Value: $1,894,040.00
The first United States gold coins were half eagles made in 1795. These appeared two years after the first American copper coins and one year after the first silver coins. These new coins had a face value of five dollars. The Coinage Act of April 2, 1792 authorized the half eagle. The production of the half eagle officially began on July 31, 1795; 744 half eagles were made on that first day. It was to weigh 135 grains and be made of .9167 fine gold. This weight and fineness did not change until the Act of January 18, 1837 when the weight became 129 grains and the fineness became .900.

Capped Bust to Right (1795-1807); Capped Bust to Left (1807-1812); Capped Head to Left (1813-1834); Classic Head, No Motto (1834-1838); Liberty Head (1839-1908); Indian Head (1908-1929).

 
Coin ID
Type
Date
Svc
Grade
Price
Images
 Coin Description
Half Eagles
RC2129500
$5
NGC
MS64
$53,500
1804 Draped Bust $5 Gold NGC MS64. Small 8, Large Eagle. Satin gem surfaces. Only single coin graded higher....More >>>
RC77289
$5
PCGS
MS63
$25,750
1807 Capped Bust $5, Bust Left PCGS MS63. (BD-8, R-2). A popular and important type coin, the present specimen is a truly premium quality coin. Both sides are very lustrous....More >>>
RC2127302
$5
NGC
MS64
$41,500
1807 Capped Bust $5 Bust Left PCGS MS64. Only 6 graded higher at PCGS. A popular and important type coin, the present specimen is a truly premium quality coin. Both sides are very lustrous... More >>>
RC30611
$5
NGC
AU58
$12,350
1807 Bust Right $5 NGC AU58. Last year of Draped bust type. Crusty, yellow gold slider. Lite adjustment marks on face.More >>>
RC2129000
$5
NGC
MS62
$15,950
1809/8 Capped Bust $5 NGC MS62. VERY LUSTEROUS....More >>>
RC2128583
$5
PCGS
MS62
$15,950
1809/8 Capped Bust $5 PCGS MS62. VERY CHOICE AND LUSTEROUS....More >>>
RC2128429
$5
PCGS
MS63
$25,950
1809/8 Capped Bust $5 Large Bust PCGS MS63. VERY FLASHY OVERDATE....More >>>
RC2127802
$5
PCGS
MS63
$25,950
1809/8 Capped Bust $5 PCGS MS63. Large Bust. VERY CHOICE LUSTEROUS OVERDATE....More >>>
RC2121297
$5
PCGS
MS65
$135,000
1809/8 Capped Bust $5 PCGS MS65. Large Bust. FABULOUS SURFACES. ONLY 1 GRADED HIGHER....More >>>
RC2125018
$5
NGC
MS65
$115,000
1810 Half Eagle - 1810 $5 Gold NGC MS65. Large Date and Large 5. Only 2 graded higher at NGC...More >>>
RC3061
$5
NGC
AU Details
$29,700
1810 $5 Gold, Small Date, Small 5, NGC AU Details. "Obverse Repaired". Rare! Small, lite repair. 55+ detail. Only 11 graded by PCGS & NGC combined....More >>>
RC2121906
$5
NGC
MS64
$42,500
1811 Half Eagle, 1811 $5 Gold NGC MS64. Tall 5. Only 1 graded higher at NGC. This Capped Bust 1811 Half Eagle boasts a full strike with full details on both sides...More >>>
RC3062
$5
PCGS
MS63
$42,600
1814/3 $5 Gold PCGS MS63. Breathtaking color. None finer than MS64....
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RC2127326
$5
NGC
MS66 PL
$135,000
1834 $5 Plain 4 NGC MS66 PL. Tied with 2 others for finest PL graded...More >>>
RC30631
$5
PCGS
MS61
$24,700
1840-C Liberty $5 Gold PCGS MS61. Well-struck, prooflike & lustrous. Rare in Mint State!...More >>>
RC2126477
$5
NGC
AU58
$7,250
1841-C $5 NGC AU58. Very scarce. Just 7 graded higher at NGC...More >>>
RC2129004
$5
PCGS
AU53
$29,950
1842-C Liberty $5 Gold PCGS AU53. SMALL DATE. VERY RARE....More >>>
RC2121420
$5
PCGS
MS61
$16,950
1842-C Half Eagle - 1842-C $5 PCGS MS61. Large Date. Only 7 graded higher at PCGS...More >>>
RC30651
$5
NGC
AU55 CAC
$5,900
1842-D Liberty $2.50 Gold NGC AU55 CAC. Small Date. Pretty, PQ. Looks 58.More >>>
RC3067
$5
NGC
MS60
$17,700
1843-O Liberty $5 NGC MS50. Small Letters. Scarce variety!...More >>>
RC30661
$5
PCGS
MS64
$20,750
1844 Liberty $5 PCGS MS64. Pretty, lustrous near-gem. Only 1 finer!More >>>
RC2125537
$5
PCGS
MS64
$21,000
1844 Half Eagle - 1844 $5 Gold, No Motto, PCGS MS64. Only 1 graded higher at PCGS...More >>>
RC3068
$5
NGC
AU55
$4,500
1845-D Liberty $5 Gold NGC AU55. Nice type coin....More >>>
RC30701
$5
PCGS
AU55
$5,400
1846-D Liberty $5 PCGS AU55. One of the scarcest Dahlonega-minted Half Eagle issues. Crisp & attractive, looks 58.
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RC2128891
$5
NGC
MS64
$11,500
1847 Liberty Gold $5 NGC MS64. NO MOTTO. VERY LUSTEROUS. ONLY 4 GRADED HIGHER....More >>>
RC2125597
$5
NGC
MS62
$17,500
1847-C Half Eagle - 1847-C $5 Gold NGC MS62. No Motto. Very choice. Only 2 higher at NGC...More >>>
RC3070
$5
NGC
AU55
$4,950
1847-D Liberty $5 Gold NGC AU55. Ex-Bass. Sharp, bold detail, with hard lustre. Looks 58....More >>>
RC30721
$5
NGC
MS62
$10,800
1853-D Liberty $5 Gold NGC MS62. Large D. Sharp & lustrous, with pretty color. Old holder.More >>>
RC2126483
$5
PCGS
MS63
$17,500
1853-D Half Eagle - 1853-D $5 Gold PCGS MS63. Large D, only 2 graded higher at PCGS...More >>>
RC2125840
$5
NGC
MS64
$12,950
1854 Half Eagle - 1854 $5 Gold NGC MS64. A Flashy Satin Gem. Tied for the finest at NGC...More >>>
RC3071
$5
NGC
MS61
$17,950
1855-D Liberty $5 Gold Medium D NGC MS61. Scarcer Medium D variety. Notably sharp strike for the issue. Attractive & lustrous....More >>>
RC2122776
$5
PCGS
MS64
$15,500
1856 Half Eagle - 1856 $5 Gold PCGS MS64. Only 1 graded higher at PCGS...More >>>
RC3072
$5
NGC
AU53
$4,200
1858-D Liberty $5 Gold NGC AU53. Scarce in AU & above. Above-average strike for the issue....
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RC2127443
$5
PCGS
MS61
$14,950
1858-D Half Eagle, 1858-D $5 Liberty, No Motto PCGS MS61. VERY LUSTEROUS. ONLY 4 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS...More >>>
RC2121934
$5
NGC
MS63
$28,500
1860-C Half Eagle - 1860-C $5 Gold NGC MS63. Only 2 graded higher at NGC...More >>>
RC3073
$5
PCGS
MS61
$16,600
1860-D Liberty $5 Gold Medium D PCGS MS61. Noteworthy strike, lustre & eye appeal. Very scarce in Mint State....More >>>
RC73775
$5
PCGS
AU55 CAC
$1,250
1861 Liberty $5 PCGS AU55 CAC....More >>>
RC2129219
$5
NGC
AU58
$21,500
1861-S Liberty $5 NGC AU58. LUSTEROUS VERY CLOSE TO UNCIRCULATED. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADE....More >>>
RC2128513
$5
NGC
MS62
$24,500
1866 Liberty $5 NGC MS62. With Motto. VERY RARE. JUST AN MS63 GRADED HIGHER....More >>>
RC3076
$5
PCGS
AU55
$4,750
1868 Liberty Gold $5 PCGS AU55.
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RC2126550
$5
NGC
AU55
$8,500
1870-S Half Eagle - 1870-S $5 Gold NGC AU55. Very Scarce. Only 4 graded higher at NGC. No Mint States graded...More >>>
RC2125984
$5
NGC
AU55
$8,250
1870-S Half Eagle - 1870-S $5 Gold NGC AU55. Only 4 graded higher at NGC...More >>>
RC2125247
$5
PCGS
AU58
$36,500
1871-CC Half Eagle - 1871-CC Liberty $5 Gold PCGS AU58. Only 2 graded higher at PCGS....More >>>
RC2126846
$5
PCGS
AU58
$6,950
1871-S Liberty $5 PCGS AU58. JUST 4 MS61 COINS GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS....More >>>
RC2127306
$5
NGC
MS63+ CAC
$48,500
1871-S Half Eagle, 1871-S $5 Liberty NGC MS63+ CAC. VERY RARE. HIGHEST GRADED BY OVER 2 POINTS. CAC...More >>>
RC2125381
$5
NGC
MS66
$39,950
1873 Liberty $5 Gold NGC MS66. Closed 3. Very flashy. Tied for highest graded....More >>>
RC2124581
$5
PCGS
AU53
$10,950
1874-CC Half Eagle - 1874-CC $5 Gold PCGS AU53. Very choice for the grade...More >>>
RC2128859
$5
NGC
AU50
$11,500
1875-CC Liberty Gold $5 NGC AU50. VERY SCARCE CARSON CITY MINT COIN....More >>>
RC2127126
$5
PCGS
AU58
$6,950
1877-S Half Eagle, 1877-S $5 Liberty PCGS AU58. VERY SCARCE DATE. JUST 2 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS...More >>>
RC2128577
$5
NGC
MS65
$7,950
1879 Liberty $5 Gold NGC MS65. GEM SURFACES WITH SATIN LUSTER. TIED FOR HIGHEST AT NGC....More >>>
RC7110001
$5
NGC
F12 CAC
$1,200
1880-CC Half Eagle - 1880-CC $5 NGC F12 CAC. This circulated, Western branch mint half eagle could easily have graded several points higher....More >>>
RC2122693
$5
PCGS
MS65
$8,500
1881-S Liberty $5 PCGS MS65. GEM SATIN SURFACES. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED....More >>>
RC2126510
$5
PCGS
MS66
$17,500
1882 Half Eagle - 1882 $5 Gold PCGS MS66. Satin Gem. Tied for the finest at PCGS...More >>>
RC2123418
$5
NGC
MS66
$10,950
1882-S Half Eagle - 1882-S $5 Gold NGC MS66. A Satin Gem. Tied for the finest at NGC...More >>>
RC2127184
$5
PCGS
MS65
$2,750
1885-S Liberty $5 PCGS MS65. VERY LUSTEROUS. ONLY 6 HIGHER AT PCGS....More >>>
RC2127593
$5
NGC
MS65
$3,750
1886-S $5 NGC MS65. A SATIN GEM. ONLY 3 GRADED HIGHER....More >>>
RC2123659
$5
NGC
MS65
$3,950
1886-S Half Eagle - 1886-S $5 Gold NGC MS65. Only 3 coins graded higher at NGC...More >>>
RC2124969
$5
NGC
MS64
$6,750
1891-CC Half Eagle - 1891-CC $5 Gold NGC MS64. Scarce Carson City Half Eagle...More >>>
RC2127594
$5
PCGS
MS65
$3,250
1892 $5 PCGS MS65. A GEM....More >>>
RC7910001
$5
NGC
AU58CAC
$2,050
1892-CC Half Eagle - 1892-CC $5 NGC AU58CAC. Carson City Half Eagle. This near-Mint State, Western branch mint 1892-CC half eagle has...More >>>
RC2128151
$5
NGC
MS65
$2,850
1893 Liberty $5 NGC MS65. With Motto. ONLY 10 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC....More >>>
RC2113224
$5
NGC
MS65
$6,250
1894 Half Eagle - 1894 $5 NGC MS65. Only 1 graded higher at NGC...More >>>
RC2126287
$5
PCGS
MS66
$11,950
1894 Half Eagle - 1894 $5 Gold PCGS MS66. Second finest graded at PCGS...More >>>
RC2112784
$5
NGC
MS65
$3,750
1895 Half Eagle - 1895 $5 NGC MS65...More >>>
RC2118228
$5
NGC
MS65
$3,750
1895 Half Eagle - 1895 $5 Gold NGC MS65. Only 11 graded higher at NGC...More >>>
RC79147
$5
PCGS
AU55 CAC Gold
$750
1897 Half Eagle - 1897 $5 PCGS AU55 CAC Gold...More >>>
RC2126940
$5
PCGS
MS65
$3,950
1897 Half Eagle, 1897 $5 Liberty PCGS MS65. A SATIN GEM. ONLY 5 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS...More >>>
RC2118468
$5
PCGS
MS65
$3,500
1903 Half Eagle - 1903 $5 Gold PCGS MS65. Just 12 graded higher at PCGS...More >>>
RC2126839
$5
PCGS
MS65
$2,450
1903-S Liberty $5 PCGS MS65. SECURE-PLUS....More >>>
RC2127194
$5
PCGS
MS66
$4,950
1903-S Liberty $5 PCGS MS66. GEM SURFACES. JUST 2 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS....More >>>
RC2125362
$5
PCGS
MS66
$4,950
1903-S Liberty $5 PCGS MS66. GEM SATIN SURFACES. ONLY 2 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS....More >>>
RC2123335
$5
PCGS
MS65
$2,995
1904 Half Eagle - 1904 $5 PCGS MS65...
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RC2128248
$5
PCGS
MS66
$5,900
1904 $5 PCGS MS66. ONLY 7 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS....More >>>
RC2121401
$5
PCGS
MS66
$7,750
1905 Half Eagle - 1905 $5 Gold PCGS MS66. Only a MS67+ graded higher at PCGS...More >>>
RC3080
$5
PCGS
PR65 CAM
P.O.R
1906 Liberty $5 Gold PCGS PR65 CAM. Deep mirrors. Underrated issue (mintage 85).More >>>
RC2126870
$5
PCGS
MS66
$6,500
1906 Half Eagle, 1906 $5 Liberty PCGS MS66. SATIN LUSTER. ONLY 4 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS...More >>>
RC73001
$5
NGC
MS63 CAC
$1,250
1907 Half Eagle - 1907 $5 NGC MS63 CAC. Very popular date as the 1907 dated coronet type Liberty Half Eagle is the last date in the series which was followed by the...More >>>
RC2125517
$5
PCGS
MS66
$5,995
1907 Half Eagle - 1907 $5 PCGS MS66. A Satin Gem. Tied for the finest graded at PCGS...More >>>
RC2127291
$5
NGC
AU55
$16,500
1909-O $5 Indian NGC AU55. ONLY NEW ORLEANS $5 INDIAN. KEY DATE...More >>>
RC298049
$5
NGC
MS65
$439,500
1909-O Half Eagle - 1909-O Indian $5 Gold NGC MS65. The King of the $5 Indian series. Only one graded higher...More >>>
RC2126828
5$
PCGS
MS65
$14,950
1910 Half Eagle, 1910 $5 Indian Head PCGS MS65. GEM SATIN SURFACES. ONLY 1 GRADED HIGHER AT PCGS...More >>>
RC71020
$5
NGC
PF70 Ultra Cameo
$500
1986-W G$5 Statue of Liberty Gold Five Dollar PR70 Ultra Cameo NGC. US Vault Collection. NGC Census: (1). PCGS Population (369)...More >>>
RC79604
$5
PCGS
PF69 DCAM
$750
1995W $5 Cilvil War (1995W Half Eagle Civil War) PCGS PF69 DCAM. This modern commemorative 1995 Half Eagle has a sharp, full strike on both sides...More >>>
The first United States gold coins were half eagles made in 1795. These appeared two years after the first American copper coins and one year after the first silver coins. These new coins had a face value of five dollars. The Coinage Act of April 2, 1792 authorized the half eagle. The production of the half eagle officially began on July 31, 1795; 744 half eagles were made on that first day. It was to weigh 135 grains and be made of .9167 fine gold. This weight and fineness did not change until the Act of January 18, 1837 when the weight became 129 grains and the fineness became .900.

Capped Bust to Right (1795-1807); Capped Bust to Left (1807-1812); Capped Head to Left (1813-1834); Classic Head, No Motto (1834-1838); Liberty Head (1839-1908); Indian Head (1908-1929).



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