Description and Analysis

Liberty Head $5
1875 $5 PF

Description & Analysis

Continuing with the trend of the smaller gold denominations, the Philadelphia Mint produced few Half Eagles in 1875. The combined business strike and proof mintage is just 220 pieces, 20 of which are proofs. Survivors of the latter delivery number just 8-10 pieces.

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