Five Dollar Gold Coins or Half Eagles were made from 1795 to 1929. Several different types were made as follows: --- Capped Bust to Right, Small Eagle from 1795 to 1798 --- Capped Bust to Right, Heraldic Eagle from 1795 to 1807 --- Capped Bust to Left from 1807 to 1812 --- Capped Head to Left, Large Diameter from 1813 to 1829 --- Capped Head to Left, Reduced Diameter from 1829 to 1834 --- Classic Head from 1834 to 1838 --- Liberty Head from 1839 to 1908 --- Indian Head from 1908 to 1929.
As you can see, Five Dollar Gold Coins had a very long life. They were made at all the operating mints of the time. Many rare and scarce Five Dollar Gold Coin dates exist.
#203887: Sharp detail and lots of mint luster remain on this very pleasing Dahlonega Mint 'Five'!
#201967: Scattered marks which define the grade but the overall eye appeal is excellent. The luster is flashy and the strike is quite sharp.
#206095: 64,405 struck at the tiny Dahlonega, Ga. mint. This example has ample detail for the grade with nice color and a hint of luster remaining.
#132483: A stunning rarity from our nations second branch mint - Charlotte, N.C. This example is remarkably well struck for a 'C' mint FIVE and even the surfaces are cleaner and the luster much more crisp than normally encountered.
#202176: Well struck with nice orange-gold color and just a trace of mint luster remaining. 72,574 made at the tiny Charlotte Branch Mint.
#203886: The large D variety. Bright yellow-gold with quite a bit of mint luster remaining. This example has very strong detail and minimal abrasions. An excellent coin for a collector seeking a Dahlonega Mint 'Five"!
#202173: Extremely pleasing for a Charlotte Mint 'Five'. Well struck with some luster remaining and none of the surface problems that tend to plague this mint's coins.
#140798: Very flashy luster and an excellent strike. A very tough date in this high of grade!
#207515: Extremely flashy yellow-gold luster and semi proof-like surfaces on this beautiful Carson City 'Five'. The eye appeal is exceptional on this scarce issue that often comes with a very scruffy look.
#132628: Exceptionally clean surfaces with crisp luster and a sharp strike.
#205405: Well struck with very few marks and wonderful mint 'bloom'!
#135195: A beautiful example of this scarce overdate with rich luster, no major marks and a great strike!
#131956: Blazing mint luster that's as flashy as you'll ever see on a 'Five Lib'!
#131955: A very high quality near Gem with rich flowing luster and the overall appearance of a coin that should have graded higher than 64!