1866 Coronet Head Gold $5 Half Eagle

Type 2 - With Motto - Liberty Head - Early Matron Gold Coins

Mintage: 6,730
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 90% Gold - 10% Copper

Diameter: 21.6 mm
Mass / Weight: 8.36 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1866 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle - With Motto - Five Dollars
1866 was a transitional year in the design of the Liberty Head Half Eagle. All gold half eagles minted in Philadelphia include the Type 2 "With Motto" design - which features the motto and banner "IN GOD WE TRUST" above the eagle on the reverse of the coin. There were no Type 1 "No Motto" coins were produced in Philadelphia (unlike the San Francisco minted coins which did feature two separate varieties).
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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MELT VALUE: $305.24

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