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$5 Gold Coins

The first $5 gold coins, also referred to as “Half-Eagles”, were struck in 1839. There are two main series of $5 gold coins. The first is the Liberty Head Series, struck from 1839-1908. The second series, called the $5 Indians, were issued from 1908 until 1929 and issued with a unique “incuse” design with the details carved into the surfaces of the coin. Containing just under an ounce (.2418 ounces) of pure gold, these coins are highly popular with collectors and investors today. All coins listed in this section have been graded and certified by PCGS or NGC, the top two grading services in the business. Questions? Just give us a call and we will be happy to help.

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  • MS-63 1893 $5 Liberty NGC Certified

    A top value in Pre-1933 certified US Gold, this 1893 $5 Liberty is certified by NGC in investment-grade Mint State 63. This is an incredibly beautiful and rare coin, yet today's prices do not reflect this fact. This is a slighly better date in the series with 1.52 million being issued. When compared to a more common date like the 1900 Philly $5, this 1893 is SIX times rarer based on surviving populations, yet can be aquired for the same price as a common coin. The overall quality and long-term value at current prices are incredible to us, given their lofty past market highs as recently as ten years ago. Call for quantity discounts and orders of twenty will come in NGC slotted boxes. Photo may not be the actual coin you receive however, it certainly is the quality you can expect. Learn More

    Regular Price: $510.00

    Special Price $499.00

  • 1893 $5 Liberty Raw Uncirculated

    The 1893 $5 Liberty Head gold coins are classic pieces of American monetary history and can be acquired today for little more than their gold content, even in mint condition. With a mintage of 1.52 million coins, most of them that exist today are either worn or have been melted down. At today's special price, these mint condition, 100+ year old coins can be acquired for less money per coin than a modern, 1/4 ounce Gold American Eagle. As with all Liberty Head coins, the obverse depicts Lady Liberty and the reverse shows a heraldic eagle. At this price, they are valued at little more than a modern, 1/4 ounce gold American Eagle coin. As time goes on, we have little doubt they will be worth more than a gold eagle they're still minting today. Get them while they're cheap. Call for discounts on larger orders, please. Learn More

    Regular Price: $408.25

    Special Price $389.00

  • 1855-S $5 Liberty Gold Coin NGC About Uncirculated 58

    The 1855-S $5 Liberty is a rare coin in any condition and is the first $5 gold coin issued for circulation in San Francisco. It was undoubtedly minted using gold from the California Gold Rush, also. With a mintage of 61,000 it's obvious that most have been lost, melted or destroyed as PCGS has graded only 140 for the whole date, all grades---16 in AU58 with only 2 finer! NGC has seen a total of 107 in all grades, 3 finer. So a nice AU-58 is way up there in terms of top population. Coin pictured is the exact coin you will receive. Learn More

    Regular Price: $6,400.00

    Special Price $6,250.00

  • 1846-O $5 Liberty PCGS Extremely Fine 40- Ship of Gold

    This is a truly rare coin in any condition, however, this particular example is special in that it was one of only four 1846 New Orleans $5's brought up from the SS Central America shipwreck. New Orleans gold is in high demand from collectors and those from famous shipwrecks are even more desirable. Learn More
    $7,232.00

  • 1851 $21/2 Liberty PCGS About Uncirculated 55- Ship of Gold

    Truly a great coin for the price, this 1851 $21/2 Liberty PCGS About Uncirculated 55 is one of 22 salvaged from the 2nd recovery effort and just 11 were found in the first recovery. Philadelphia Mint gold traveled a long way to make its way to San Francisco, and somehow this one made it on the SS Central America in 1857. Learn More
    $5,440.00

  • 1855-S $5 Liberty PCGS About Uncirculated 53- Ship of Gold

    This 1855-San Francisco $5 Liberty in PCGS About Uncirculated 53 was for sure mined using gold from the California Gold Rush and for sure spent almost 150 years on the ocean floor off the coast of the Carolinas. It's the first obtainable $5 Liberty from San Fran and is a remarkable remnant of this time in our nation's history. Eleven were brought up during the first salvage and this is one of 24 from the second. Learn More
    $8,000.00

  • 1851-O $5 Liberty PCGS VF-20 from the SS Central America

    A very rare recovery indeed, this 1851-O $5 Liberty PCGS Very Fine 20 is one of only four recovered during the second release of coins, and NONE were offered during the first salvage. One has to wonder how this New Orleans circulated Half Eagle made its way onto the Ship of Gold. Great coin in all regards and full of history. Learn More

    Regular Price: $7,562.50

    Special Price $7,250.00

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