1909-O $5 Gold Indian Head Half Eagle

New Orleans Mint


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Created a century ago by Bela Lyon Pratt, this is one of the only two U.S. gold denominations with this innovative sunken (incuse) design along with its sister, the quarter eagle

  • Features a distinctive design seldom seen on U.S. coinage
  • Shows an Indian chief with the word liberty and thirteen stars
  • Struck from 1908-1929
  • Struck at the New Orleans Mint in 90% gold
  • Second year of the series with just 34,200 minted

Recognized today as part of the 20th century renaissance in U.S. coinage, makes a distinctive addition to any collection.