Gold: $2332.77  |  Silver: $29.55

1867 Liberty Head $5 Half Eagle

1867 Liberty Head Half Eagles
1867 Liberty Head Half Eagles values

Coin Info

Melt Value
United States
Gold Coin
Metal Content
0.24187 t oz
Face Value
$5 USD

1867 Liberty Head $5 half eagle gold coins were produced at the Philadelphia and San Francisco (S) mints. This two-mint tag team, which started after the southern mints in Charlotte, Dahlonega, and New Orleans ceased federal coin production beginning with the 1862 striking year, would continue through the remainder of the 1860s.

Here’s a look at the mintages and values of 1867 $5 Liberty Head half eagle gold coins:

  • 1867, 6,870 minted; $1,283

  • 1867-S, 29,000; $1,400

  • 1867 proof, 50; $25,000

*Values are for coins grading Very Fine 20 unless otherwise stated.

For the most part, mintage figures don’t correspond to current population numbers; this is especially true for 19th century gold coins, which were melted in huge numbers in later years. All 1867 $5 half eagles are quite scarce and are much more valuable as collectible coins than gold bullion coins. For the record, 1867 $5 half eagles contain a net total of 0.24187 ounces pure gold per coin, which is a substantial figure indeed. 1867 Liberty Head half eagles were designed by Christian Gobrecht, who served as the third Chief Engraver of the United States Mint and also designed the Seated Liberty silver coinage of the 19th century.

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