The 1898-S Liberty Head $5 gold pieces bear the popular "S" mark of the San Francisco Mint. The coins feature a classic portrait of Liberty on the obverse, with an eagle on the reverse. The motto "in God we trust" was added to the reverse in 1866, shortly after conclusion of the Civil War. During the year the 1898-S $5 gold pieces were being struck, thousands of prospectors went through San Francisco on their way to the Klondike gold rush.
- Mint Mark: San Francisco
- Product Type: Single Products
- Denomination: $5 - Half Eagle
- Year: 1898