U.S. Coins Gold Coinage $5 Liberty Gold (Proof)

1875 $5 PCGS Proof 65 CAM

The Magic Year of Rarities!

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DLRC Inventory #: 1866726

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1875 was a Magic Year of Rarities as many under-appreciated rarities were produced in the yearfor both circulation and proof strikes. From a mintage of just 20 pieces, probably fewer than 6-7 examples are known. This piece exhibits beautiful Cameo mirrors with the brightest of yellow-gold surfaces. Overall this piece is truly a quality example of an underrated, great coin! Only a single example (Proof 65 Deep Cameo) is graded finer.

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 88470 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
Category: Gold Coinage
Series: $5 Liberty Gold (Proof)
Type: Liberty head, with motto
Years for Type: 1866-1908
Strike: Proof
Denomination: Half eagle
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: 90% gold; 10% copper
Weight: 8.359g
Edge Type: Reeded
Mintage: 20