$5 Gold Half Eagles contain approximately a quarter ounce of gold.
We offer a wide array of historical $5 Liberty Gold Eagles as well as $5 Indian Head Gold Eagles issued as early as 1838 all the way through the early 1900's! These outstanding specimens from the United States Mint are valuable to collectors because of their age and significance and to investors for their gold bullion content. Since all of these early coins are considered collector’s items or heirloom pieces, purchasing them protects your bullion wealth from seizure by the United States Treasury by law in the event of a national emergency such as the Great Depression when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered the surrender of gold with Executive Order 6012 in April of 1933.
$5 Gold Half Eagles posses intrinsic value in gold is far greater than their stated denomination of five dollars, though they can be used as legal tender for the purchase of goods and supplies. You can select Liberty or Indian Head gold coins from our mint state, almost uncirculated, extra fine, or polished and cleaned caches, but whatever condition or issue you select will give you the satisfaction of knowing you’ve made an investment in America’s fine coinage history. Liberty Head Gold Eagles were minted in two slight variations from 1838 through 1907 in Philadelphia (no mintmark), San Francisco (S mintmark), New Orleans (O), Carson City, Nevada (CC), and Denver (D). They are composed of .90% gold yielding .48375 troy ounces of pure gold per coin, and measure 27mm in diameter. Saint-Gaudens Indian Head Eagles were minted from 1907 through 1933 in Philadelphia (no mintmark), San Francisco (S mintmark), and Denver (D). They are composed of .90% gold yielding .2419 Troy ounces of pure gold per coin and measure 21.6mm in diameter.
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