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1894 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63

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1894 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63

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Why add this 1894 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle coin to your collection of precious metals?

The U.S. Mint issued the Gold Liberty Head Half Eagle series from 1839-1908, featuring a neoclassical inspired design created by Christian Gobrecht, the third U.S. Mint Chief Engraver. Imagery of the series was shared with the $10 Eagle and the $2.50 Quarter Eagle coins, which were issued during the same period of nearly seven decades. The most significant modification to the coin's design occurred in 1866, when the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" was added to the reverse after the American Civil War.

  • This 1894 Liberty Head Half Eagle coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • The 21.60 mm diameter coin is crafted from 0.2419 Troy oz. of .900 fine gold.
  • The coin is one of 957,880 minted.

Astoundingly Detailed Designs

Obverse: Lady Liberty is portrayed as a young woman in a left facing pose on the obverse. Liberty's hair is classically styled, adorned with a strand of pearls and headband carrying the inscription "LIBERTY." The portrait is surrounded by thirteen six-pointed stars, with "1894" inscribed below.

Reverse: The reverse features a heraldic eagle clutching an olive branch and three arrows, with a fluttering banner above the eagle bearing the national motto "IN GOD WE TRUST." Additional inscriptions include "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "FIVE D."

Gorgeous Mint State 63 Condition

The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has awarded this 1894 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle coin the superb grade of Mint State 63. Expect the coin to feature a superior quality strike, a remarkable amount of original Mint luster and spectacular eye appeal. The beautiful gold coin is presented in a sonically sealed, labeled NGC protective holder.

Make this impressively graded 1894 Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle coin a part of your collection of late 19th century American coinage today!



This 1894 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63 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:1894
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS63
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Gold
Diameter:21.65 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:5
Mintage:957,880
Obverse Design:Liberty Head Half Eagle design
Reverse Design:Lady Liberty
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Christian Gobrecht
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Christian Gobrecht
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