COIN OF THE WEEK
A classic U.S. gold rarity! Proof Only U.S. issues are among the most highly coveted coins in the rare coin market. There were just a few years in which the Mint did not strike coins for general commerce but did strike some proofs. The classic Proof Only issue is the famous 1895 Morgan dollar. For gold coins, Proof Only issues are few and far between. The $2.5 Liberty series has one date (1863), the $20 Liberty series has three (1883, 1884, & 1887), and there are no $10 Liberty Proof Only issues. For the $5 Liberty series, there is one Proof Only issue, the 1887. It is one of the classic rarities...