Two and a Half Dollar Gold Coins were made from 1796 to 1929 with several different types as follows: --- Capped Bust to Right from 1796 to 1807 --- Capped Bust to Left in 1808 --- Capped Head to Left, large diameter from 1821 to 1827 --- Capped Head to Left, reduced diameter from1829 to 1834 --- Classic Head from 1834 to 1839 --- Liberty Head from 1849 to 1907 --- Indian Head from 1908 to 1929.
Lots of rare dates exist with all the early coins, before 1834, bringing thousands of dollars in even well worn conditions. Two and a Half Dollar Gold Coins are an exciting segment of the U.S. Gold market!
Sharp detail with lustrous yellow-gold surfaces.
Well detailed with pleasing surfaces. A nice Classic Head quarter eagle.
CAC. A beautiful well detailed Dahlonega gold piece with problem-free surfaces and just a touch of wear.
Well detailed with pleasing surfaces that retain a trace of mint luster. Just 17,332 minted.
A pleasing and well detailed early $2 1/2 Lib.
A pleasing example of this scarce date with flashy yellow-gold luster. 29,814 minted but probably less than 200 have survived and very few of those are mint state.
124,000 minted and tough in any grade. This is an attractive example with the reverse rotated 180 degrees.
Sharply struck with flashy mint luster. A date that is seldom available in mint state.
Flashy lustrous surfaces with just a touch of wear. A pleasing gold coin from the popular New Orleans mint.
CAC. Well struck with crisp straw-gold luster.
Satiny apricot-gold luster and a sharp strike with beautiful silky smooth surfaces. Only 9 have graded numerically finer at PCGS.
153,000 minted with few surviving mint state coins. This example offers flashy lustrous surfaces with minimal abrasions and a solid strike.
A solid strike with flashy orange-gold luster.
Well struck with frosty original mint luster and a great 'look'. An early $2 1/2 Lib that's truly scarce in MS-63 or finer.
New Reverse. This reverse has arrows that are smaller and more separated than those on the earlier reverse. This type is also slightly scarcer. This example is well struck and free of major abrasions with rich honey-gold luster.
Bold detail and attractive. A scarce date with a mintage of just 15,200 and few surviving high grade pieces.
Well worn but still pleasing.
Strong detail and lustrous. A scarce date with a mere 5,320 minted.
Just 22,000 minted with few mint state survivors. This borderline unc. is lustrous and offers excellent eye appeal.
Open 3. 122,800 minted with a modest number of high grade survivors. This is a well struck example with flashy yellow-gold luster.