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 and lustrous with pleasing orange-gold surfaces and interesting die clashing on both sides.
Scattered marks which define the grade but the overall eye appeal is excellent. The luster is flashy and the strike is quite sharp.
Exceptionally clean surfaces with crisp luster and a sharp strike.
CAC. Flashy orange-gold luster and a great looking coin for the grade.
CAC approved. Very well struck with nice satiny gold luster. Very high-end for the grade.
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.
Super flashy gold luster with a delightful hint of orange. Exceptionally well struck with outstanding eye appeal!
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.
Well struck with satiny gold luster.
Indian. Very well struck with vivid orange-gold luster and nice clean surfaces. An attractive 'D' mint from the first year of the series.
The 1909-O half eagle is one of the most celebrated coins in the $5 Indian series. Not only is it one of the key dates, but is also the last gold coin made at the New Orleans mint and the only 'O' mint Indian gold coin of any denomination. This example has nice yellow-gold luster and a solid strike including a sharp mint-mark which is a rarity for the date. Just a whisper of wear on the highest points of the design keep this beauty out of a mint state holder with a $40k+ price tag.
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.