The 1898 Liberty Head $5 gold pieces were struck at the main U.S. Mint in Philadelphia. East Coast cities were growing rapidly in 1898 as thousands of immigrants crossed the Atlantic Ocean for a new life in America. The Klondike gold rush continued in 1898, and the battleship U.S.S. Maine was sunk in the harbor of Havana, Cuba in 1898 - aligning the United States with Cuba in that island`s struggle for independence from Spain.
- Mint Mark: Philadelphia
- Product Type: Single Products
- Denomination: $5 - Half Eagle
- Year: 1898