Available from 1795 to 1929, the $5 Gold Half Eagle Coin from the United States Mint was a major circulation coin for the United States. The coins were produced with a total of five different designs over more than 130 years, with the Liberty Head design the longest used in the series. Right now, 1853 $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle Coins with PCGS or NGC certification are available to purchase online at JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a protective plastic slab courtesy of the PCGS or NGC!
- Struck in 1853 by the United States Mint!
- Limited availability of certified gold coins!
- Contains .242 Troy oz of actual gold content.
- Bears a face value of $5 (USD) backed by the federal government.
- Issued a Grade of XF45 or better by the Professional Coin Grading Service or Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- Obverse visuals include a left-profile bust of Liberty.
- Reverse designs show the heraldic eagle of the United States.
- Please note that the exact grade and grading house could vary, and you may receive matching specimens if you buy more than one coin.
Each of the 1853 $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle Coins listed here comes with a protective slab from either the Professional Coin Grading Service or Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. These coins are graded XF45 or better, with XF standing for Extremely Fine. These coins can have some traces of mint luster remaining and have only light wear present on the highest relief points of the design.
Please note that JM Bullion cannot guarantee the grading house that issued the grade nor the exact grade in advance. We select all items at random from available stock after your payment clears. As such, you could get matching specimens if you buy more than one.
The 1853 $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle features designs from Christian Gobrecht on the obverse and reverse. These visuals were created in 1839 and notably lack the national motto, In God We Trust, on the reverse field of the coins.
Obverse depictions on 1853 Liberty Gold Half Eagle Coins include a left-profile bust of Lady Liberty. Known as the Liberty Head design, this image featured on the coins from 1839 to 1908, making it the longest-used design in the series by far.
Reverse visuals on the 1853 $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle include the heraldic eagle of the United States. In this design, also from Gobrecht, the eagle is in front-facing relief with the arrows of war and the olive branch of peace in its talons.
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