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.
Well struck with pleasing subdued luster. There are scattered marks, which define the grade, but none that are really offensive. A scarce date and type in this high of grade!
Scattered marks which define the grade but the overall eye appeal is excellent. The luster is flashy and the strike is quite sharp.
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.
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.
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"!
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.
Well struck and lustrous.
Very flashy luster and an excellent strike. A very tough date in this high of grade!
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.
Nice frosty gold luster and a solid strike.
Exceptionally clean surfaces with crisp luster and a sharp strike.
Fresh yellow-gold luster and a full strike.
Well struck with very few marks and wonderful mint 'bloom'!
Rich rose-gold luster.
Flashy mint luster and a great strike.
One of only two $5 Liberty dates struck at the Denver Mint and by far the rarest with a mintage of 320,000. This beautiful Gem has intense satiny mint luster and fantastic eye appeal.
Flashy mint luster and a great coin for the grade!