USA 1866-1908 (Date of Our Choice) Liberty Type $5 Gold
This $5 gold denomination is called a Half Eagle. It is the Coronet Type, referring to the ornamental band worn around Ms. Liberty’s head. In particular, this variety features the motto “In God We Trust” above the eagle. Designed by Christian Gobrecht, the precious metal content is 8.36 gm. of 900 fine gold. Note that a generic picture is shown.