1838 $5 Gold Classic Head Half Eagle AU-53 NGC

1838 $5 Gold Classic Head Half Eagle AU-53 NGC
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Product Specifications

Product ID: 82483
Year: 1838
Grade: Almost Unc - 53
Grade Service: NGC
Denomination: $5.00
Mint Mark: Not Shown - Philadelphia
Metal Content: 0.2419 troy oz
Purity: .900
Manufacturer: US Mint
Thickness: 1.59 mm
Diameter: 22.5 mm
Inner Pack: N/A
Outer Pack: N/A

Product Details

Classic Head Early Type. Having received only light circulation, this vintage coin is a great investment for those who wish to acquire Gold that circulated in the U.S. more than a century ago!

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains .2419 oz of Gold.
  • Encapsulated & and protected by NGC as AU-53.
  • Designed by William Kneass and minted from 1834-1838.
  • Obverse: Shows Liberty, facing left, encircled by 13 stars with the word "LIBERTY" on her hair band.
  • Reverse: Features a heraldic eagle with a shield on its breast. Surrounding the eagle is "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and the denomination “FIVE D.” to represent five dollars.


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