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1900 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle NGC MS63 Green Label

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1900 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle NGC MS63 Green Label
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Why buy this $5 Gold 1900 Liberty Head Half Eagle?

Own a piece from a series that played a vital role in American commerce for nearly three quarters of a century with this 1900 Liberty Head Half Eagle. The coin was struck in an important year for collectors, as this was the year that the Gold Standard Act put the nation on the gold standard. It was also the year of the Galveston Hurricane, the deadliest natural disaster in American history.

  • This coin was $5 U.S. legal tender.
  • This coin was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • This piece was struck from 8.36 g of .900 fine gold.
  • The coin comes from a mintage of 1,405,500 pieces.
  • Liberty Head coinage played a vital role in American commerce for seven decades.
  • This piece comes from the final issue of the 19th century.
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin Mint State 63.
  • The coin was awarded NGC's Green Label.

Iconic Liberty Design by Christian Gobrecht

Obverse: A youthful Liberty features in left-side profile in Christian Gobrecht's obverse design. The figure's hear is held back in a bun, and on her head is a coronet that bears an inscription of her name, "LIBERTY." Thirteen stars spread throughout most of the rim, leaving space for an inscription of the date, "1900," at the bottom.

Reverse: Gobrecht's reverse design features an eagle spreading its wings as it guards a union shield. In its talons are arrows and an olive branch, symbols of military readiness and peace, and above its head is a ribbon that bears an inscription of the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST." Rim inscriptions note the issuing country's name, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," and the face value of the coin, "FIVE D."

Well Preserved MS63 with Green Label

This coin received a Mint State 63 grade from the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). To earn that grade, a coin must have about an average strike and lack any traces of wear. This coin also earned the right to carry NGC's Green Label which was developed in collaboration with Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA). To carry the Green Label a coin must first be identified by a team of experts at RARCOA for meeting a set of strict guidelines pertaining to luster, strike, toning and eye-appeal, before then being submitted to NGC for grading and encapsulation.

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This 1900 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle 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:1900
Mint:U.S. Mint
Branch:Philadelphia
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS63
Label/Signature:Green Label
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9
Weight in Grams:7.524 g
Weight in Ounces:0.2419 oz
Diameter:21.6 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:5
Mintage:1,405,500
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