The obverse displays a left facing lady wearing headband with the word LIBERTY running through it. There is thirteen six point stars that encircle the lady's head and the date is centered at the bottom of the coin. The reverse shows the outstretched-wing eagle with a shield over the eagle’s breast. The phrase UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is displayed across the reverse, broken into three parts by the eagle’s wing tips, follows the periphery inside a dentilled rim, and the denomination written as 5 D. (dollars) centers at the bottom of the coin.
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Classic Head Half Eagle Specifications.
Designed by William Kneass with alterations by Christian Gobrecht from 1836 forward.
Weight: 8.36 grams or 0.29 ounces.
Composition from 1834 to 1836: .8992 gold, .1008 Silver and Copper.
Composition from 1837 to 1838: .900 gold
Diameter: 22.5 mm
Mints: Philadelphia, Charlotte and Dahlonega.
Circulation Mintage: high 657,460 (1834), low 17,179 (1838-C)
Proof Mintage: high 10-15 (1834, estimated), low 1 (1837; none known for 1838-C and 1838-D)