$5 Liberty Certified MS63 (Dates/Types Vary)

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$5 Liberty Certified MS63 (Dates/Types Vary)
$5 Liberty Certified MS63 (Dates/Types Vary)
$5 Liberty Certified MS63 (Dates/Types Vary)
$5 Liberty Certified MS63 (Dates/Types Vary)
$5 Liberty Certified MS63 (Dates/Types Vary)
$5 Liberty Certified MS63 (Dates/Types Vary)
$5 Liberty Certified MS63 (Dates/Types Vary)
$5 Liberty Certified MS63 (Dates/Types Vary)

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Introduction

The $5 Liberty Half Eagle, certified as Mint State 63 (MS63) and minted from 1839 to 1908, holds a significant place in American history. Struck in .900 fine gold with a weight of 8.359 grams (approximately 0.2419 troy ounces), the $5 Liberty Half Eagle represents an enduring symbol of American values and heritage, cherished by collectors and investors for its historical significance and intrinsic beauty.

History

The history of the $5 Liberty Half Eagle traces back to its initial minting in 1839. " Over the years, minor design modifications were made, including the addition of the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" in 1866. The $5 Liberty Half Eagle was minted continuously until 1908 when it was replaced by the $5 Indian Half Eagle, marking the end of its production. Throughout its mintage, the coin played a vital role in commerce, especially during the turbulent times of the Civil War and the Gold Rush era, when gold coins were highly sought after. Today, the $5 Liberty Half Eagle is cherished by collectors and investors for its historical significance, classic design, and tangible connection to America's rich heritage.

Design

The design of the $5 Liberty Half Eagle displays a left-facing image of Lady Liberty wearing a coronet inscribed with the word "LIBERTY” on the obverse. She is surrounded by thirteen stars, representing the original thirteen colonies of the United States, and the year of minting appears below. The reverse showcases a majestic bald eagle with outstretched wings, clutching an olive branch in one talon and a bundle of arrows in the other. Encircling the eagle are the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "FIVE DOLLARS."


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