The year 1880 brought large-scale production of $5 gold pieces, with over 3.1 million of the coins struck at the Philadelphia Mint. Gold and silver mines in the West continued to yield ample supplies of ore for precious metal coinage. The U.S. government complied with sizeable purchases and large mintages of gold and silver coins. The 1880 Liberty Head $5 gold piece kicked off a colorful and eventful decade in American history.
- Mint Mark: Philadelphia
- Product Type: Single Products
- Denomination: $5 - Half Eagle
- Year: 1880