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  Total Value: $907,375.00
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
RC57657
$5
PCGS
VF25
$29,700
1795 Half Eagle - 1795 Draped Bust $5 Gold PCGS VF25. Small Eagle...More >>>
RC5381001
$5
NGC
MS63
$30,250
1806 Half Eagle - 1806 Capped Bust $5 NGC MS63, Knobbed 6.More >>>
RC3085
$5
PCGS
MS62
P.O.R
1806 Half Eagle - 1806 Draped Bust $5 PCGS MS62. Pointed 6, 8x5 BD-3, R-7. Rare variety!..More >>>
RC30852
$5
PCGS
Genuine
$2,800
1808 Capped Bust $5 Gold PCGS Genuine. "Holed & Plugged". Bold XF/AU detail. Cheap...More >>>
RC57618
$5
PCGS
MS62
$13,750
1811 Half Eagle - 1811 Capped Bust $5 Gold PCGS MS62...More >>>
RC50647
$5
PCGS
MS62
$32,450
1814/3 Half Eagle - 1814/3 Capped Bust $5 Gold PCGS MS62...More >>>
RC55986
$5
PCGS
XF40
$11,000
1838-C Half Eagle - 1838-C Classic $5 Gold PCGS XF40...More >>>
RC5742002
$5
NGC
AU55
$20,600
1838-D Half Eagle - 1838-D Classic $5 Gold NGC AU55...More >>>
RC5727001
$5
NGC
MS64
$42,600
1842-C Half Eagle - 1842-C Liberty $5 Gold NGC MS64. Large Date, Bass Collection. Only 1 Known Finer...More >>>
RC51734
$5
PCGS
VF30 CAC
$12,925
1842-C Half Eagle - 1842-D Liberty $5 Gold PCGS VF30 CAC, Small Date. The rarest Charlotte Mint Half Eagle and the 2nd rarest Charlotte gold coin made, period...More >>>
RC30911
$5
PCGS
AU50
$26,650
1842-C Half Eagle - 1842-C Liberty $5 PCGS AU50. The rarest Charlotte-minted Half Eagle issue. Strong detail for the grade.  PCGS: $26,000. Mintage 4,595...More >>>
RC30872
$5
NGC
AU53
$3,450
1843-O Small Letters Liberty $5 NGC AU53. Scarce New Orleans issue. Bold & attractive...More >>>
RC30882
$5
NGC
AU55
$4,450
1844-D Liberty $5 NGC AU55. Attractive type coin...More >>>
RC3081
$5
NGC
AU53
$3,700
1845-D Half Eagle - 1845-D Liberty $5 NGC AU53. Pleasing type coin...More >>>
RC3090
$5
NGC
AU55
$5,000
1846-D Liberty $5 NGC AU55. Lustrous...More >>>
RC30913
$5
NGC
MS61
$11,650
1846-D/D Liberty $5 NGC MS61. Popular overdate issue, very scarce in Mint State...More >>>
RC3092
$5
PCGS
MS62 CAC
$3,300
1847 Liberty $5 PCGS MS62 CAC. Subdued but lovely & pristine...More >>>
RC30942
$5
NGC
AU55
$4,400
1847-D Liberty $5 NGC AU55. Lovely Dahlonega type coin...More >>>
RC3110
$5
NGC
MS63
$10,100
1848 Half Eagle - 1848 Liberty $5 NGC MS63. Conditionally scarce. Lustrous and flashy. PCGS: $10,000...More >>>
RC30964
$5
PCGS
XF45
$3,000
1849-D Liberty $5 Gold PCGS XF45. Crisp, looks AU...More >>>
RC30881
$5
NGC
AU55
$3,150
1850-C Half Eagle - 1850-C Liberty $5 NGC AU55. Weak C, Fully visible and distinct mintmark, despite the designation.More >>>
RC3099
$5
PCGS
AU53
$3,775
1852-D Liberty $5 PCGS AU53. Bold 53+. Attractive type coin...More >>>
RC31013
$5
NGC
AU55
$4,000
1853-D Liberty $5 NGC AU55. Crisp, bold & lustrous. Looks 58...More >>>
RC31022
$5
NGC
MS62
$3,125
1854 Liberty $5 Gold NGC MS62. Conditionally scarce No Motto Half Eagle...More >>>
RC5182002
$5
NGC
MS61
$4,350
1854 Half Eagle - 1854 Liberty $5 Gold NGC MS61, Doubled Die Obverse. Only 4 Known Finer...More >>>
RC31041
$5
NGC
AU55
$4,000
1857-C Liberty $5 NGC AU55. Attractive, bold & lustrous...More >>>
RC52096
$5
PCGS
MS64 CAC
$63,250
1857-S $5 Gold S.S. Central America PCGS MS64 CAC. The Finest Known for the date even without the Shipwreck pedigree...More >>>
RC31051
$5
PCGS
AU53
$5,550
1858-S Liberty $5 PCGS AU53. Scarce issue. Bold detail, rich color. Old holder...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 >>>
RC71861A
$5
NGC
XF-AU
P.O.R
1861 Civil War Gold Set - 1861 Gold Dollar NGC AU55, 1861 Quarter Eagle NGC AU55, 1861 Half Eagle PCGS XF45, 1861 Eagle NGC AU55, 1861 Double Eagle NGC XF45 CAC...More >>>
RC5458002
$5
NGC
AU58
$71,500
1861-D Half Eagle - 1861-D Liberty $5 Gold NGC AU58. Only 1,597 Minted! The final Dahlonega $5 before the Civil War ended production forever...More >>>
RC53508
$5
PCGS
AU58+
$21,450
1862 Half Eagle - 1862 Liberty $5 Gold PCGS AU58+. Only 4,465 Minted! Civil War. Plus. Virtually Mint. Only 5 even exist in Uncirculated. making this an outstanding opportunity...More >>>
RC52865
$5
PCGS
PR64 CAMEO
$117,000
1864 Half Eagle - 1864 Liberty $5 Gold PCGS PR64 CAMEO. Proof, Cameo, HW Bass Jr. Collection. Only 50 Minted!...More >>>
RC31252
$5
PCGS
AU58
$11,325
1869 Half Eagle - 1869 Liberty $5 PCGS AU58. Low mintage and low pop. PCGS:13,000. Mintage 1,760...More >>>
RC31091
$5
NGC
PR53
P.O.R
1871 Liberty $5 NGC PR53. Only 5 auction appearances in all grades in the last 20 years. Only 9 graded at PCGS & NGC combined. Mintage 30...More >>>
RC30972
$5
NGC
MS61
$24,000
1871-S Half Eagle - 1871-S Liberty $5 NGC MS61. Rare! Rich orange-gold color...More >>>
RC31283
$5
PCGS
VF20 CAC
$8,800
1873-CC Half Eagle - 1873-CC Liberty $5 PCGS VF20 CAC. The 2nd rarest Carson City Half Eagle issue. Mintage 7,416. CAC pop 1/2 (7 total)...More >>>
RC31123
$5
PCGS
VF30
$4,700
1877-CC Liberty $5 PCGS VF30. Attractive example at an attractive price point. Carson City 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 >>>
RC52703
$5
PCGS
MS63+ CAC
$4,150
1881/0 Half Eagle - 1881/0 Liberty $5 Gold PCGS MS63+ CAC. Overdate, Plus...More >>>
RC31131
$5
PCGS
XF40
$3,900
1883-CC Liberty $5 PCGS XF40. Bold detail, looks AU. Attractive color...More >>>
RC57591
$5
PCGS
MS62
$4,950
1890 Half Eagle - 1890 Liberty $5 Gold PCGS MS62. Only 4,240 Minted!..More >>>
RC5725010
$5
NGC
MS62
$3,600
1891-CC Half Eagle - 1891-CC Liberty $5 Gold NGC MS62...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 >>>
RC5708001
$5
NGC
PR65* CAMEO
$43,450
1894 Half Eagle - 1894 Liberty Head $5 NGC PR65* CAMEO...More >>>
RC79147
$5
PCGS
AU55 CAC Gold
$750
1897 Half Eagle - 1897 $5 PCGS AU55 CAC Gold...More >>>
RC31351
$5
PCGS
PR63 CAC
$11,675
1903 Half Eagle - 1903 Liberty $5 PCGS PR63CAC. PCGS: $11,000. Mintage 154. CAC pop 1/19 (23 total)...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 >>>
RC31112
$5
PCGS
PR64
$16,575
1907 Half Eagle - 1907 Liberty $5 PCGS PR64. Stately gem delimited only by lite hairlines. Lovely near-fully cameo surfaces. Last year of type...More >>>
RC31374
$5
PCGS
MS62
$64,900
1909-O Half Eagle - 1909-O Indian $5 PCGS MS62. Crusty PQ. Fat old holder. The sole New Orleans-minted Indian Half Eagle issue. Bid=$52,000. PCGS: $64,500...More >>>
RC3118
$5
NGC
AU55
$15,000
1909-O Indian $5 NGC AU55. The sole New Orleans-minted Indian Half Eagle issue...More >>>
RC5039001
$5
NGC
MS61
$41,250
1909-O Half Eagle - 1909-O Indian $5 NGC MS61. Series Key. The only O Mint Indian and the only incuse design ever implemented at the New Orleans Mint...More >>>
RC31191
$5
PCGS
PR63 CAC
P.O.R
1910 Indian $5 PCGS PR63 CAC. Lovely PQ. The only Proof Indian $5 below PF64 with a CAC sticker...More >>>
RC31012
$5
PCGS
MS64
$8,600
1910-D Half Eagle - 1910-D Indian $5 PCGS MS64. Conditionally scarce...More >>>
RC52741
$5
PCGS
MS65
$9,100
1912 Half Eagle - 1912 Indian $5 Gold PCGS MS65...More >>>
RC31212
$5
PCGS
MS63
$15,575
1912-S Indian $5 PCGS MS63. Lustrous & pleasing. 30th anniversary green label holder...More >>>
RC31222
$5
PCGS
AU55 CAC
P.O.R
1929 Indian $5 PCGS AU55 CAC. Infrequently found at this attractive price point...More >>>
RC51543
$5
PCGS
AU55 CAC
$32,450
1929 Half Eagle - 1929 Indian $2.50 Gold PCGS AU55 CAC. Final Year of Issue...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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