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 nice flashy Classic 'Five' with frosty yellow-gold luster. The strike is very sharp and the surfaces are attractive and semi proof-like.
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.
An extremely flashy No Motto 'Five' with beautiful orange-gold luster. The strike is sharp and the surfaces are very clean for the grade.
CAC. Well struck on a problem-free planchet with crisp yellow-gold luster. Strong eye appeal and exceptionally nice for the grade.
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.
Flashy mint luster and a sharp strike. Just 83,200 minted.
Sharply struck with pleasing surfaces and rich orange-gold luster.
An unheralded better date with a surprisingly low mintage of 55,900 pieces. This example is well struck with rich mint luster. Only 3 have graded finer at NGC.
Extremely flashy orange-gold luster and a sharp strike.
Well struck with rich mint luster and minimal abrasions. From a modest mintage of 329,000.
Very sharp strike and flashy orange-gold luster.
CAC. Very well struck with nice satiny gold luster. Very high-end for the grade.
CAC. Smooth clean surfaces and well struck with rich orange-gold luster.