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!
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 example of this scarce early 'O' mint $2 1/2 Liberty.
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.
Well struck with shimmering yellow-gold luster and pleasing surfaces. Only 23,294 minted. Most saw circulation making mint state examples truly scarce.
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 '2 1/2 Lib' 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 10 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.
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.
214,130 minted and tough to find in mint state. This example is well struck with clean surfaces and soft satiny mint luster.
Well struck with attractive surfaces and crisp yellow-gold luster. 47,377 minted with few high grade survivors.
Bold detail and attractive. A scarce date with a mintage of just 15,200 and few surviving high grade pieces.
Very sharply struck and semi proof-like with flashy lemon-gold luster. A scarce date with just 4,320 minted and only 5 coins grading finer at PCGS.
Strong detail and lustrous. A scarce date with a mere 5,320 minted.
Open 3. Flashy yellow-gold luster and well struck. A modest 122,800 minted.
Open 3. 122,800 minted with a modest number of high grade survivors. This is a well struck example with flashy yellow-gold luster.
Closed 3. The rarer of the 1873 variants with just 55,225 minted. This example has beautiful satiny mint luster.