Variations and designs of 5 Dollar USA

The $5 United States coin, also known as the half eagle, has undergone various designs and variations throughout its history. Here are some notable designs and variations:

Capped Bust (1795-1838):
The Capped Bust design featured Liberty facing left wearing a Phrygian cap, with a small eagle on the reverse.
Variations included changes in the size of the eagle and minor adjustments to the design elements.

Classic Head (1834-1838):
The Classic Head design depicted Liberty facing left with a coronet inscribed with the word "LIBERTY," and a heraldic eagle on the reverse.
This design was used for a brief period and saw limited mintages.

Liberty Head (1839-1908):
The Liberty Head design, also known as the Coronet Head, featured a left-facing Liberty wearing a coronet inscribed with the word "LIBERTY" and surrounded by stars. The reverse featured a heraldic eagle.
Variations included minor modifications to the design, such as changes in the size of the date and the number of stars.

Indian Head (1908-1929):
The Indian Head design featured a Native American chief wearing a headdress on the obverse, with the word "LIBERTY" inscribed above and the date below. The reverse depicted a standing eagle.
Variations included adjustments to the relief and design elements, particularly in the feathers of the headdress.

Indian Head with Motto (1908-1929):
Similar to the Indian Head design, but with the addition of the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" on the reverse above the eagle.
This variation was introduced in response to public outcry over the absence of the motto on earlier coins.

Classic Head (1834-1838):
The Classic Head design depicted Liberty facing left with a coronet inscribed with the word "LIBERTY," and a heraldic eagle on the reverse.
This design was used for a brief period and saw limited mintages.

Capped Bust (1795-1838):
The Capped Bust design featured Liberty facing left wearing a Phrygian cap, with a small eagle on the reverse.
Variations included changes in the size of the eagle and minor adjustments to the design elements.
These are just a few examples of the variations and designs of the $5 United States coin throughout its history. Each design reflects the artistic and historical context of its era.

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