Definitions for half eagle
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a gold coin of the U.S., discontinued in 1929, equal to five dollars.
Origin of half eagle:
a former gold coin in United States worth 5 dollars
The Half Eagle is a United States coin that was produced for circulation from 1795 to 1929 and in commemorative and bullion coins since the 1980s. Composed almost entirely of gold, it has a face value of five dollars. Its production was authorized by The Act of April 2, 1792, and it was the first gold coin minted by the United States.
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