$5 Gold Liberty Head (1839-1908) 0.24187 Troy Ounce Pure Gold $5 Gold Indian Head (1908-1929) 0.24187 Troy Ounce Pure Gold Pros: $5 Gold Pieces would be exempt from future gold confiscation based on their historic value. They would buy about $500 in goods and services in 1913 using the current dollar value.
1838-1907 Liberty Head $10 Gold Coin U.S. Eagle ($10) gold coins were 90% gold and 10% copper. The 1837 standard resulted in a gold content of only 0.9675 troy ounces of gold per double eagle and 0.48375 troy ounces for the eagle. It would be used for all circulating gold coins until U.S. gold coin circulation