1812 Capped Bust $5 Gold Half Eagle AU-58 NGC

1812 Capped Bust $5 Gold Half Eagle AU-58 NGC
The coin you see here is the exact coin you will receive.

Product Specifications

Product ID: 73537
Year: 1812
Grade: Almost Unc - 58
Grade Service: NGC
Denomination: $5.00
Mint Mark: Not Shown - Philadelphia
Metal Content: 0.2579 troy oz
Purity: .9167
Manufacturer: US Mint
Diameter: 25 mm
Inner Pack: N/A
Outer Pack: N/A

Product Details

Problem-free Liberty Half Eagle!
Early U.S. Gold is very difficult to locate. Designed by John Reich, the $5 Liberty Capped Bust to the Left Half Eagle was one of the shortest lived series in U.S. coinage, lasting a mere six years. This particular coin is the first to display the coin's denomination as part of its design. This would be a welcome addition to any type set. The $5 Liberty Half Eagle was the first coin actually struck for the United States. It is finer than most $5 Half Eagles, as the Act of April 2, 1792, authorized its production and commissioned the coin to weigh 135 grains with a .9167 fineness. All $5 Liberty Half Eagles after 1837 are .9-fine due to the Act of Jan. 18, 1837.

This is a very nice, evenly worn and accurately graded coin from 1812 with mark-free fields and strong devices for the grade. This is a problem-free example that is not normally seen. This coin has tremendous eye appeal with claims to a higher grade. You will be very pleased with this coin!

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