1857 $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle Coin PCGS AU50 (Fairmont Collection)
Discover the fascinating history of the US Liberty Gold Half Eagles with this 1857 Pre-33 $5 coin from the Fairmont Collection, now available at BGASC. The Liberty Head design, which adorned the US Eagle, Half Eagle, and Quarter Eagle coins from 1838 to 1907, has a long and iconic legacy.
- Comes in protective plastic slabs, certified by PCGS!
- Minted in the same year as the famous S.S. Central America wreck!
- Part of the exclusive Fairmont Collection!
- Only a limited quantity of fewer than 100,000 coins struck by Philadelphia in 1857!
- Limited availability of certified coins!
- Contains .242 Troy oz of actual gold content.
- Fully backed by the US government with a face value of $5 (USD).
- Graded About Uncirculated 50 by the Professional Coin Grading Service.
- Obverse features the elegant Lady Liberty.
- Reverse showcases the majestic heraldic eagle.
All 1857 Pre-33 $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagles are in AU50 condition and securely housed in protective plastic slabs. AU50 coins are slightly above the Extremely Fine designation and exhibit extremely light friction on the highest points of the coin, with medium to near-full mint luster possible.
The obverse of the 1857 Pre-33 Liberty Gold Half Eagles features the renowned Liberty Head design, crafted by Christian Gobrecht. Liberty is depicted in a left-profile bust, adorned with a coronet crown.
On the reverse side of the 1857 $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle Coin, you’ll find a heraldic eagle with a smaller US national shield, the arrows of war, and the olive branch of peace.
The wreck of the S.S. Central America in 1857 had a significant impact on the US economy. Although these 1857 Liberty Gold Half Eagles were not aboard the ship, the date will forever be associated with that historical event. These particular 1857 $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagles were part of the Fairmont Collection, a distinguished group of US Eagle and Half Eagle gold coins from the 19th and 20th centuries. Recently repatriated to the United States in the 2010s after their discovery in European banks, these coins were once involved in international commerce between America and European nations.
If you have any questions about purchasing this remarkable piece of history, feel free to contact BGASC at 888-992-4272. Our friendly and knowledgeable team is available to assist you. You can also reach us online through live chat or via email.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Designer (Obverse)||Christian Gobrecht|
|Designer (Reverse)||Christian Gobrecht|
|Product Series||Fairmont Collection|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Packaging||PCGS Plastic Slab|
|Packaging Dimensions||0.8 x 0.8 x 0.6|
|Metal Content||.2418 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|
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|Your Order Amount||Rate|
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