1881 5 dollar gold coin : White gold leverback earrings.
1881 5 Dollar Gold Coin
- A gold coin is a coin made mostly or entirely of gold. Gold has been used for coins practically since the invention of coinage, originally because of gold’s intrinsic value.
- (Gold Coins) Gold dollar | Quarter Eagle ($2.50) | Three-dollar piece | Half Eagle ($5) | Eagle ($10) | Double Eagle ($20)
- (Gold Coins) Material/physical wealth indicated
- the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
- a piece of paper money worth one dollar
- The basic monetary unit of the US, Canada, Australia, and certain countries in the Pacific, Caribbean, Southeast Asia, Africa, and South America
- a United States coin worth one dollar; “the dollar coin has never been popular in the United States”
- 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).
- five: being one more than four
- five: the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
- It is an irrational algebraic number. The first sixty significant digits of its decimal expansion are: which can be rounded down to 2.236 to within 99.99% accuracy. As of April 1994, its numerical value in decimal had been computed to at least one million digits.
1881-CC $5.00 NGC AU55
The 1881-CC is easily the scarcest half eagle struck at the Carson City mint after 1878. It is usually seen in lower grades and it is quite rare in AU53 and above. As always, the centers are a bit soft and the eagle’s neck feathers are not well defined. A quick perusal of auction records will show that this date is almost never offered for sale in this grade.
10 ancient Indian gold coins
Circa 1200-47 AD.
Ten gold coins. Extra fine. Each coin is about 3.8 grams.