Certified $5 Gold Liberty 1898-S MS61 NGC

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    The Certified $5 Gold Liberty 1898-S MS61 NGC coin is a testament to the rich history and enduring legacy of American numismatics. Minted at the San Francisco Mint in 1898, this coin bears the iconic Liberty Head design on its obverse, with a majestic eagle on its reverse, symbolizing the strength and freedom of the United States.

    During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the $5 Gold Liberty series played a vital role in the nation's economy, facilitating commerce and trade across the country. These coins were widely circulated and used in everyday transactions, reflecting the prosperity and growth of the era.

    The San Francisco Mint, where this coin was struck, was one of the leading minting facilities for gold coins at the time. Known for its commitment to quality and precision, the San Francisco Mint produced millions of gold coins, including the $5 Gold Liberty series.

    Historical records indicate that the mintage for the 1898-S $5 Gold Liberty coin totaled XXXX pieces, making it a relatively common issue of the series. However, examples in higher grades, such as MS61, are less prevalent, as many coins circulated extensively and became subject to wear and damage.

    This particular coin has been certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), a renowned third-party grading service known for its expertise and integrity. Graded MS61 (Mint State 61), this coin exhibits some luster and detail remaining, although it may display noticeable abrasions and imperfections.

    NGC encapsulates the coin in a secure holder, providing both protection and authentication. The MS61 grade indicates that the coin is in uncirculated condition but may show signs of handling, contact marks, or other surface flaws.

    Certified coins like this one offer collectors confidence in their authenticity and condition. The encapsulation by NGC ensures that the coin remains in its certified state, preserving its value and integrity over time.

    When acquiring a Certified $5 Gold Liberty 1898-S MS61 NGC coin, collectors can expect to receive it in a tamper-evident holder with a unique certification number and label. This packaging not only enhances the coin's presentation but also provides vital information about its grade and certification.

    The Certified $5 Gold Liberty 1898-S MS61 NGC coin is a tangible piece of American history and a prized addition to any numismatic collection. Its classic design, historical significance, and certified grade make it a highly desirable acquisition for collectors and enthusiasts alike.

    With its rich history, timeless design, and respected certification, this coin holds both intrinsic and historical value. Whether as a standalone piece or part of a broader collection, it serves as a reminder of America's numismatic heritage and enduring spirit.

  • Details:
    • Denomination: N/A
    • Year: 1898
    • Diameter: N/A
    • Mint Mark: S
    • Thickness: N/A
    • Grade: N/A

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