Summer97's $5 Liberty Obsession





Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: HALF EAGLES - CORONET, MOTTO
Item Description: $5 1899 S
Full Grade: NGC MS 65
Owner: Summer97

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: Summer97's $5 With Motto   Score: 4431
Summer97's $5 Liberty Obsession   Score: 4431
Half Eagle Date Set   Score: 4431
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide
NGC US Coin Census for Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)

Owner Comments:

An unsung condition rarity from the later Liberty half eagle series, the 1899-S is equally as elusive as the 1898-S in the finer Mint State grades. This Gem has swirling mint luster and a very sharp strike. The coin is a potpourri of colors; the base is orange gold with richer orange/rose gold toning and splashes of lilac accents. A very interesting coin! Purchased from Dave Weygant.

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