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.
- 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