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 and lustrous with pleasing orange-gold surfaces and 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.
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.
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.
Very flashy orange-gold luster with minimal marks and outstanding eye appeal.
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.
CAC. Vibrant yellow-gold luster and nice clean surfaces give this well struck, near-Gem outstanding eye appeal.
A spectacular Premium Gem with intense vibrant orange-gold luster and an excellent strike. The surfaces are wonderful with no significant marks. A great choice for a top quality type set and a coin with super eye appeal.
302,200 minted which is quite low for the era. Truly scarce in MS-65 with just 16 coins grading numerically higher at PCGS. This example has nice golden-bloom luster and a sharp strike with only trivial abrasions.
CAC. The rarest of just two $5 Liberty dates struck at the Denver Mint with a mintage of only 320,000 coins. This example has beautiful satiny orange-gold luster, minimal marks, and a sharp strike. The eye appeal is outstanding.
A scarce and underrated date in mint state with a small mintage of just 193,600. This example has nice yellow-gold surfaces that are completely original. The strike is very solid and the few marks that define the grade take little away from the excellent appearance of this lovely coin.
CAC. One of the keys to this popular series. This example has beautiful orange-gold luster and a great strike with just the barest touch of wear. Only 72,500 minted.