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1887-S Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63 Green Label

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1887-S Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63 Green Label
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Why add the 1887-S Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63 Green Label to your collection?

This 1887-S Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle coin was graded by third party grading firm Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) at the high Mint State 63 (MS63) level and also qualified for the prestigious Green Label.

  • The coin features NGC's Green Label, which is reserved for coins of exceptional quality.
  • The coin was struck on a 90% gold, 10% copper planchet as prescribed by the Mint Act of January 1837.
  • This example was struck at the US Mint's San Francisco facility.
  • The issue has a mintage of 1,912,000 coins.
  • The 90% pure gold planchets contain .2419 oz. of gold.
  • The series was struck from 1839 until 1908, making it one of the longest-running series in the History of U.S. Coinage.

Classic Christian Gobrecht Design

Obverse: The obverse design features the left-facing image of Lady Liberty wearing a small crown inscribed with her name. Her head is surrounded by thirteen stars.

Reverse: The reverse features a classic Heraldic Eagle clutching arrows and olive branches. The coveted "S" mint mark appears centered at the bottom of the design below the eagle.

Mint State 63 Green Label

The RARCOA Green Label is used with coins that have gone through a two step review process. Coins are first identified by third party experts at Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA) along a set of strict guidelines for elements like strike, luster, toning, and eye-appeal. These selected coins are then submitted to NGC for certification and encapsulation with the Green Label. This piece earned the Mint State 63 grade. Mint State 63 coins are fully uncirculated examples of a given issue. These coins have all of the design details present with absolutely no evidence of wear. There will be scattered contact marks around the surfaces of the coin. These coins will have mint luster and good eye appeal.

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This 1887-S Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63 Green Label is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:1887
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:S
Branch:San Francisco
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS63
Label/Signature:Green Label
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.900
Weight in Grams:8.359 g
Weight in Ounces:0.2688 oz
Diameter:21.6 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:5
Mintage:1,912,000
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