Half Eagle


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Half Eagle

The first gold coin the United States authorized. It was minted between 1795 and 1929 and was worth $5.
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Of particular interest are gold pieces known as quarter eagles and half eagles, which carried face values of EUR2.
By 1806, according to a report submitted to Congress by President Thomas Jefferson, it had coined a total of $4,749,343, including "Eagles, Half Eagles, Quarter Eagles, Dollars, Half Dollars, Quarter Dollars, Dimes, Half Dimes, Cents and Half Cents.