Among the many unique options for those buying gold from the United States are the coins of the Gold Eagle Series. The Gold Eagle coins were circulation gold coins in varying denominations issued by the United States Mint from 1794 to 1933. One of the more popular was the $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle. Right now, Pre-33 $2.50 Liberty Gold Quarter Eagle Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com with certification.
- Ships to you inside of the PCGS or NGC protective plastic slab!
- Issued between 1840 and 1907!
- Availability of certified coins is limited!
- Consists of .121 Troy ounces of actual gold content.
- Bears a face value of $2.50 (USD) backed by the federal government.
- Issued a Grade of Mint State 61 by the Professional Coin Grading Service or Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- Liberty Head design found on the obverse.
- Heraldic eagle of the United States on the reverse.
Each Pre-33 $2.50 Liberty Gold Quarter Eagle Coin in this listing at Silver.com earned a Mint State 61 certification. Coins in this condition exhibit diminished or noticeably impaired mint luster with clusters of large and small contact marks throughout. There are also scuff marks that may show as unattractive patches on or near the major features of the coin.
Silver.com cannot guarantee the date mark of the coin you receive in this listing. Pre-33 Liberty Gold Quarter Eagles were produced with this Liberty Head design from 1840 to 1907. This is the most popular and longest-running design of the four used in this series through 1933 when all US gold coin production was halted.
The obverse of Pre-33 $2.50 Liberty Gold Quarter Eagle Coins features the left-profile bust of Lady Liberty. This is the third design used in the series and debuted in 1840. It depicts Liberty wearing a crown with the word “Liberty” inscribed on it. There are 13 stars around her figure and a date mark at the center-bottom field.
On the reverse of Pre-33 Liberty Gold Quarter Eagle Coins is a version of the heraldic eagle of the United States. The eagle is set with its head looking left toward the olive branch of peace in its right talon while the left talon clutches the arrows of war. The inscriptions include “United States of America” and “2 1/2 D.”
All Pre-33 $2.50 Liberty Gold Quarter Eagle coins were produced during a period in which the US had stabilized gold fineness in its circulation gold coins at .900. All gold coins issued from 1837 to 1933 had .900 gold content.
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