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1882 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63

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1882 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63

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Why add this 1882 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle $5 coin to your collection?

The Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle series was issued by the U.S. Mint from 1839 until 1908. The patriotically themed design of the long-running series was created by third U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Christian Gobrecht. Measuring 21.6 mm in diameter, this 1882 dated example of the series is a product of the Philadelphia Mint, struck from 0.2419 Troy oz. of .900 fine gold. Final mintage is reported to be 2,514,520 coins.

Magnificently Detailed Designs

The image of Lady Liberty is centered on the obverse in a left facing pose, her hair twisted in an elegant style entwined with a strand of pearls. The portrait is surrounded by thirteen stars, with "1882" inscribed below and "LIBERTY" upon her crown.

A heraldic eagle is featured on the reverse clutching three arrows and an olive branch. The image is encircled by the inscription "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "FIVE D," with a banner above the eagle emblazoned with the national motto "IN GOD WE TRUST."

Beautiful Mint State 63

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) authenticated this 1882 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle coin and awarded it the impressive grade of Mint State 64. Expect the coin to feature an even, average quality strike, a high degree of original Mint luster and sensational eye appeal. The $5 gold coin is presented in a sonically sealed holder with a NGC certification label.

This Mint State 1882 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle coin will make an exciting addition to your collection!


Year of Issue:1882
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS63
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9000
Weight in Grams:8.3600 g
Weight in Ounces:0.2688 oz
Diameter:21.6 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:5
Obverse Design:Liberty Head Half Eagle design
Reverse Design:Eagle facing left
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Christian Gobrecht
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Christian Gobrecht