The $5.00 Gold Half Eagle was first minted in 1866 and saw our Nation make the turn into the 20th century, last being struck in 1908 . This historic coin is official United States legal tender. The obverse features the bust of Lady Liberty, surrounded by 13 stars representing our nation’s original 13 colonies, with the date below Liberty’s head. The reverse has our nation’s eagle with a shield on its chest, olive branch and arrows in its talons, representing peace and strength. The eagle is surrounded by United States of America and the denomination Five Dollars. Above the eagle are the words In God We Trust in a ribbon.
This historic gold coin saw our country recover from the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln; transitioning into the period of Reconstruction; the United States flourished with innovation with the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad; Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone; and the Wright Brothers ushered into the age of flight.
The US $5 Gold Liberty MS-62 Features:
Each coin is struck from .900 fine gold.
Designed by United States Mint engraver Christian Gobrecht.
PCGS, Professional Coin Grading Service, has been the industry standard for the authentication and grading since 1986. Your Mint State 62 $5 Gold Liberty is housed in a PCGS tamper evident, sonically sealed holder, perfect for storage.
|Obverse:||Lady Liberty head, surrounded by 13 stars.|
Eagle with shield, olive branch and arrows in talons, surrounded by United States of America, 5 dollar denomination, ribbon that states In God We Trust.
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