Thursday, March 10, 2011

Liberty Head Half Eagles: A Guide for Collectors


(Doug Winter, DWN) Liberty Head half eagles were produced from 1839 until they were discontinued in 1908. This long-lived series is becoming popular with collectors who are attracted to these coins becuase of their history and rarity. This article is an attempt to make sense of the Liberty Head half eagle series for the beginning and intermediate collector.

First, let’s take a look at some of the historic background of the series and the half eagle denomination. This was one of the original denominations that was authorized by . . .

Full story at: Douglas Winter Numismatics

1 comment:

Silver said...

The Liberty Head $20 gold piece doesn't get the same attention as other pieces but is still a desirable coin. It is because it contains a full ounce of gold.
Silver MLM