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1899 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63 Green Label

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1899 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagles NGC MS63 Green Label
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Why purchase this specially labeled 1899 Gold Liberty Head Half Eagle $5 coin?

The Liberty Head Gold Half Eagle series, introduced by the U.S. Mint in 1839, featured a design created by the Mint's third Chief Engraver Christian Gobrecht. The series was minted continuously until 1908, when the Gold Half Eagle coin was redesigned as part of President Theodore Roosevelt's grand scheme to invigorate the nation's coinage with bold imagery that reflected the country's growth and diversity.

  • The Philadelphia Mint struck this Gold Liberty Head Half Eagle coin in 1899.
  • The 21.60 mm diameter bullion coin contains 0.2419 Troy oz. of .900 fine gold.
  • The superbly graded coin is accompanied by the NGC's prestigious Green Label.
  • 1,710,630 coins were minted.

Gorgeous Representations of Liberty and Freedom

Obverse: Liberty is personified on the obverse as a young woman posed facing left, with her hair gathered in an elegant knot by a beaded ribbon. Thirteen stars frame the portrait, with "LIBERTY" inscribed upon her coronet and the year of issue "1899" below.

Reverse: An eagle appears on the reverse with a Union Shield at its breast, grasping a trio of arrows and an olive branch, with "IN GOD WE TRUST" inscribed on a banner above. The heraldic design is encircled by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "FIVE D."

Beautiful Mint State 63

This 1899 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review and determined to be in Mint State 63 condition for its sharp strike, high degree of original Mint luster and outstanding eye appeal. The coin is sonically sealed in a protective holder with the NGC's distinctive Green Label, which is representative of a collaboration between the NGC and the Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA). Coins bestowed with the Green Label either meet or surpass a set of stringent guidelines pertaining to strike, tone, luster and eye appeal created by a team of numismatic industry experts at RARCOA, prior to receiving a grade from the NGC.

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This impressively graded 1899 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle coin deserves a place in your collection today!

This 1899 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:1899
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Label/Signature:Green Label
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
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