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  Total Value: $243,975.00
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
RC787289
$5
PCGS
MS63
$25,750
1807 Capped Bust $5, Bust Left PCGS MS63. (BD-8, R-2)...More >>>
RC3610003
$5
NGC
XF45
$7,150
1809/8 Half Eagle - 1809/8 Capped Bust $5 NGC XF45. BD-1, R-3+. Popular overdate issue....More >>>
RC7602005
$5
NGC
AU55 CAC
$13,950
1812 Half Eagle - 1812 Capped Bust $5 NGC AU55 CAC. BD-1, R.3. Bass-Dannreuther Die State a/a without clash marks. The "Wide 5D" variety, readily distinguished....More >>>
RC3063
$5
NGC
Unc Details
P.O.R
1813 Half Eagle - 1813 Capped Bust $5 Gold NGC Unc Details. "Obverse Graffiti". Graffiti on the face, else quite pleasing....More >>>
RC3064
$5
PCGS
AU55
$9,550
1834 Half Eagle - 1834 Classic $5 Cross 4 PCGS AU55. Scarce variety; 1st year of Classic Head type....More >>>
RC30511
$5
NGC
MS61
$4,450
1840 Half Eagle - 1840 Liberty $5 Gold NGC MS61. Large Diameter. Lustrous BU...More >>>
RC30521
$5
NGC
MS61
$5,100
1840 Half Eagle - 1840 Liberty $5 Gold NGC MS61. Small Diameter. Lovely 61+. Pop for Small Diameter NGC 2/0...More >>>
RC3049
$5
NGC
AU53
$3,650
1843-O Half Eagle - 1843-O $5 NGC AU53. Small Letters. Scarce early O-mint issue...More >>>
RC3050
$5
NGC
AU55
$1,600
1844-O Half Eagle - 1844-O $5 Gold NGC AU55. PQ - looks 58...More >>>
RC3072
$5
PCGS
MS61
$9,875
1845-D Half Eagle - 1845-D Liberty $5 PCGS MS61. Lustrous & pretty Uncirculated Dahlonega type coin....More >>>
RC3052
$5
NGC
MS61
$11,750
1846-D/D Half Eagle - 1846-D/D $5 NGC MS61. Popular overdate issue, very scarce in Mint State...More >>>
RC3058
$5
PCGS
AU53
P.O.R
1847-O Half Eagle - 1847-O Liberty $5 Gold PCGS AU53. The rarest O-mint Half Eagle issue. 55 look...More >>>
RC3053
$5
PCGS
MS63
$10,975
1848 Half Eagle - 1848 Liberty $5 PCGS MS63. Rich color & lustre. Low pop...More >>>
RC30541
$5
NGC
AU55
$4,500
1849-D Half Eagle - 1849-D Liberty $5 NGC AU55. Crisp, looks 58...More >>>
RC30611
$5
PCGS
MS63
$17,700
1853-D Half Eagle - 1853-D Liberty $5 PCGS MS63 Large D. Flashy with booming lustre. Scarce. Big spread to 64....More >>>
RC30613
$5
PCGS
MS62
P.O.R
1859 Half Eagle - 1859 Liberty $5 PCGS MS62. Ex-Bass. Well-struck & lustrous. Crisp, looks 64 w/ scratch in field. Old holder...More >>>
RC30622
$5
PCGS
AU55
P.O.R
1859-S Half Eagle - 1859-S Liberty $5 PCGS AU55. Looks 58. Very scarce SF-mint issue. Old holder...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 >>>
RC79737
$5
PCGS
XF45
$950
1861 Liberty Gold $5 PCGS XF45. Civil War Gold $5....More >>>
RC73978
$5
PCGS
AU55 CAC
$1,500
1861 Liberty Gold $5 PCGS AU55 CAC....More >>>
RC73775
$5
PCGS
AU55 CAC
$1,500
1861 Liberty $5 PCGS AU55 CAC....More >>>
RC3081
$5
NGC
AU Details
P.O.R
1865-S Half Eagle - 1865-S Liberty $5 Gold NGC AU Details. "Reverse Graffiti". Scarce Civil War issue.More >>>
RC3068
$5
NGC
MS61
$29,500
1866-S Half Eagle - 1866-S Liberty $5 Gold NGC MS61. With Motto. Condition census. First year of type. Only 1 graded finer...More >>>
RC30651
$5
NGC
AU53
$3,825
1867 Half Eagle - 1867 Liberty $5 NGC AU53. Bold & prooflike. Low mintage...More >>>
RC3075
$5
PCGS
AU58
$6,500
1874 Liberty Gold $5 PCGS AU58. Sharp slider. Scarce issue - low mintage.More >>>
RC30721
$5
NGC
XF40
$5,400
1876-S Half Eagle - 1876-S Liberty $5 NGC XF40. Scarce, underrated Centennial issue...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 >>>
RC30742
$5
PCGS
PR58
$29,500
1887 Half Eagle - 1887 Liberty $5 PCGS PR58. Proof-only issue! Mintage 87...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 >>>
RC79147
$5
PCGS
AU55 CAC Gold
$750
1897 Half Eagle - 1897 $5 PCGS AU55 CAC Gold...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 >>>
RC3076
$5
PCGS
MS62
$21,600
1911-D Half Eagle - 1911-D Indian $5 Gold PCGS MS62. Scarce & underrated...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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