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Key Date Liberty Half Eagles

January 15, 2016 in Antique Coins, Blogs, Coins, Collecting, Education, Gold, Gold Coins, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, Rare Coins, US Mint, USA Coins

By: Dennis Hengeveld News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

1839-CBOTH

The Liberty Half Eagle ($5) series was one of the longest running of all American coinage. First struck in 1839, the final example of Christian Gobrecht’s design did not come off the minting presses until 1908, almost 70 years later. Between those days there were a massive 201 issues released; needless to say this set is virtually impossible to complete. Some people still try, however, but due to the rarity of some of the pieces very few succeed. In this article we will take a look at some of the rarest and most storied of all Liberty Half Eagles, and… Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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