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.
A sharp and even strike with very attractive semi proof-like fields. Pleasing straw-gold luster is only interrupted on the highest points of the design by the barest touch of 'friction'. The eye appeal is excellent! Just 37,628 minted.
Round 6, 7x6 Stars. Well detailed and attractive with nice yellow-gold luster. Free from any significant abrasions as well as mint-made adjustment marks which are often seen on this issue. A very desirable early 'FIVE'.
Well struck with frosty mint luster and pleasing orange-gold surfaces. Interesting die clashing on both sides.
A pleasing example of this early Classic Head 'Five'.
CAC. Narrow Mill. Broad Mill and Narrow Mill varieties were included in the 137,382 coin mintage of this early 'No Motto' Five. This example is well struck and retains considerable mint luster.
Medium D. This pleasing well circulated '43-D is about as affordable as a Dahlonega 'Five' gets.
One 'D' is dramatically north of the other on this popular Dahlonega 'Five'. The coin itself has excellent detail and nice problem-free surfaces.
An extremely flashy No Motto 'Five' with beautiful orange-gold luster. The strike is sharp and the surfaces are very clean for the grade.
A scarce date with a mintage of 84,151.
Well struck with extremely flashy bright yellow-gold luster and strong eye appeal. 197,990 minted with few high grade survivors. Only 4 have graded finer at PCGS.
36,400 minted with this Choice AU coin being tied with 6 others as the finest graded by PCGS. Nice lustrous surfaces with minimal marks and very light wear on the high points of the design.
CAC. Very scarce in high grade with just 3 grading 64+ at PCGS and 6 finer. This example is boldly struck with flashy brass-gold luster with a faint touch of orange. Outstanding eye appeal.
Very flashy orange-gold luster with minimal marks and outstanding eye appeal.
CAC. Nice satiny smooth surfaces with rich frosty mint luster. Flashy and beautiful. Many collectors and dealers would grade this piece higher.
Very well struck with flashy orange-gold luster and just the barest touch of 'rub'. A very pleasing 'Five' from the Carson City mint and a coin that barely misses a mint state designation.
An unheralded better date with a surprisingly low mintage of 55,900 pieces. This example is well struck with rich mint luster.
Very sharp strike and flashy orange-gold luster.
CAC. Smooth clean surfaces and well struck with rich orange-gold luster.