The Liberty Head type half eagle, designed by Christian Gobrecht, made its appearance in the half eagle series in 1839.
The obverse depicts a female head facing left, her hair tied in a bun secured by a string of beads, wearing a coronet inscribed LIBERTY, stars surrounding, with the date below.
The reverse shows an eagle with a shield on its breast, perched on an olive branch and holding three arrows. The inscription UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, FIVE D. surrounds.
PCGS graded serial number 8266.50/34723119