Designed by the U.S. Mint’s chief engraver Christian Gobrecht in 1839, the $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle has become one of the most highly sought after coins on the market today. Each Liberty Gold Half Eagle was minted employing 90.0% gold for a total of .24187 troy ounces. These stunning treasures were minted from 1839 to 1908. Liberty Head $5 half eagles are a historic example of the high quality output of the U.S. Mint over its illustrious history.

Coin Facts

  • Manufacturer: U.S. Minted .2419 Oz. Coin
  • Minting Location: Philadelphia, Charlotte (C) and Dahlonega (D)
  • Denomination: $5 (US)
  • Metal Purity: .900 fine gold
  • Weight: 8.359 grams
  • Diameter: 22.5 mm reduced to 21.6 mm by the end of 1840

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