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1877 $50 Half Union Pattern Replica Achival Edition

  • Faithful reproduction of the famous "Small Head Variant”
  • The only known specimen of which is preserved in the Smithsonian Institution
  • A priceless one-of-a-kind gold pattern coin
  • Available

In 1877, the U.S. Mint produced two solid gold pattern coins with a denomination of $50. The two... more
1877 $50 Half Union Pattern Replica Achival Edition

In 1877, the U.S. Mint produced two solid gold pattern coins with a denomination of $50. The two pattern coins had differing designs and were minted as trials for the proposed $50 denomination. Nicknamed a "Half Union" (as $100 gold coins were known as "Unions"), the coins never got full congressional approval, and the program ended before full production began.

Some experts have estimated the value of the "Small Head Variant" - the first $50 gold pattern minted - to be an astounding $15 million! However, as part of the Smithsonian collection, the coin cannot be sold and is considered to be priceless.

American Mint Offers a Beautiful Replica of the 1877 Gold Half Union Coin
Although it's not possible to own an original half union coin, you can add a faithful reproduction to your collection. Available exclusively from American Mint, this 24k gold-layered coin is meticulously reproduced from the only existing specimen of the priceless "Small Head Variant" 1877 Half Union Pattern $50 Gold Coin. The coin's obverse features the timeless Liberty Head design encircled with 13 stars to represent the original 13 colonies. The reverse depicts the AmericanEagle and shield, also surrounded by 13 stars.

Our 1877 Fifty Dollar Gold Coin Delivers Exceptional Quality
As will all our collectibles, our half union coin exhibits remarkablecraftsmanship and painstaking attention to detail — we've strived to be as faithful to the original piece as possible. Minted to the highest quality "Proof " standard, it comes in our NumiShield Archival Case to preserve its glorious luster for future generations. You'll also receive a Certificate of Authenticity that validates the size and materials and contains a variety of interesting facts about the item.

Experience the Thrill That Comes From Owning This One-of-a-Kind Collectible
The joy of ownership enhances our 1877 50 dollar gold coin's value — it's exciting to own an expertly crafted replica of a priceless gold pattern coin. You'll be thrilled to display it in your home, office, or place of business. If you're an avid numismatist, you'll surely be the envy of your fellow collectors. We know you'll take as much pride in owning this beautiful coin as we do in bringing it to you.

American Mint: Your Trusted Partner for All Types of Collectibles
The 1877 $50 Half Union Pattern Replica Archival Edition is just one example of the many privately minted coins that give collectors like you the opportunity to own a unique collectible. Our in-house team of experts always goes the extra mile to create and assemble fantastic collections — many of our items are limited editions that you'll only find at American Mint. Whether you focus oncoins or other collectibles such as pocket knives, jewelry, or medals, we'll be your trusted, reliable partner in all endeavors.

Buy Your Half Union Coin at a Fantastic Online Price
At American Mint, we also do our best to make amassing a fabulous coin collection affordable for everyone. Purchase your 1877 gold half union coin right now at an incredibly low online price. We'll also include free shipping if you spend at least $150, which will help you save money if you want to add several pieces to your collection. What's more, you can pay in easy, interest-free installments if your order totals more than $100.

We're also committed to making your buying experience as easy and hassle-free as possible. If you have questions or need assistance, you can give usa call at 1-877-807-MINT from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday to speak to a live representative who will be happy to help.

Don't Wait: Order Your 1877 Fifty Dollar Gold Coin Today!
We've limited the minting of our half union coin replica to only 9,999 complete collections worldwide — order yours now while the supply lasts! And while you're here, be sure to checkout all the other gleaming gold and gold-layered coins in our collection.

Limitation: 9,999 complete collections
Weight: 14.6 g
Diameter: 30 mm
Obverse: Liberty Head
Reverse: Eagle with shield and 13 stars
Material: Cu, gold-plated
Quality: proof
Issue year: 2008

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