Product Description: $5 Indian Head Gold Coin AU – Pre 1933 Gold
Years will Vary from 1907-1928, guaranteed to grade in AU
The $5 Incuse Indian Head coin, also known as the Half Eagle, was a gold coin produced by the United States Mint from 1908 to 1929. The coin features a portrait of a Native American on the obverse side, designed by sculptor Bela Lyon Pratt. The portrait is highly detailed and depicts a Native American man wearing a headdress, with the word “Liberty” inscribed above his head.
On the reverse side, the coin features an eagle with outstretched wings, perched on a bundle of arrows and an olive branch, symbolizing peace and preparedness for war. The eagle is surrounded by the words “United States of America” and the denomination “Five Dollars.”
The $5 Indian Head coin has a diameter of 21.6 mm and a weight of 8.36 grams. It was produced in Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco mints, with varying mint marks on the reverse side. The coin was minted in 90% gold and 10% copper, giving it a distinctive golden hue.
The $5 Indian Head coin was highly prized by collectors for its intricate design and historical significance. It was also widely used as currency during the early 20th century. Today, these coins are highly sought after by collectors and investors alike, and are considered to be valuable pieces of American history.