Indian Head Half Eagle $5 Gold Value Chart - Mintages
Gold Coins Were Illegal To Own
It's amazing, that at one time in American History, that it was illegal to own already collected and circulated gold coinage. In 1933, spear-headed by the President Franklin Roosevelt, the US Government did just that; enacting legislation that made it illegal for US Citizens to own US Gold Coins. It was an attempt to bring America out of the depression state and save financial institutions in the US and was backed by a punishment of $10,000 or imprisonment!

People panicked, some rushed to relinquish their gold holdings and turned it over to the government to be melted, but many others buried their coins in fear of being punished. Fortunately, such is not the case now and numismatist can freely buy and own gold coins. Like never before, collectors are buying gold coins and bullion, but it still begs the question; How much buried and hidden coins are still to be found?

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Indian Head Half Eagle $5 Gold Coin Values
Date/Mint Mark
Mintage
VF30
EF40
AU50
MS63
1908
577,845
$460
$475
$485
$2,000
1908-D
148,000
$460
$475
$485
$2,000
1908-S
82,000
$525
$650
$800
$6,750
1909
627,060
$460
$475
$485
$2,000
1909-D
3,423,560
$460
$475
$485
$2,000
1909-O
34,200
$3,750
$4,750
$7,500
$75,000
1909-S
297,200
$460
$475
$485
$11,500
1910
604,000
$460
$475
$485
$2,000
1910-D
193,600
$460
$475
$485
$3,250
1910-S
770,000
$460
$475
$485
$6,750
1911
915,000
$460
$475
$485
$2,000
1911-D
72,500
$550
$800
$1,100
$40,000
1911-S
1,416,000
$460
$475
$485
$5,750
1912
790,000
$460
$475
$485
$2,000
1912-S
392,000
$460
$475
$485
$13,500
1913
915,901
$460
$475
$485
$2,000
1913-S
408,000
$460
$475
$485
$13,500
1914
247,000
$460
$475
$485
$2,000
1914-D
247,000
$460
$475
$485
$2,150
1914-S
263,000
$460
$475
$485
$13,500
1915
588,000
$460
$475
$485
$2,000
1915-S
164,000
$460
$475
$485
$16,500
1916-S
240,000
$460
$475
$485
$6,250
1929
662,000
$11,500
$13,000
$14,500
$37,500
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1908  
1908-D
1908-S
1909
1909-D
1909-O
1909-S
1910
1910-D
1910-S
1911
1911-D
1911-S
1912
1912-S
1913
1913-S
1914
1914-D
1914-S
1915
1915-D All are counterfeit.
1915-S
1916-S
1929 Very scarce - many of this date may have been melted.