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"1881" fantasy-date over-strike Coiled Hair GOLD "Stella"

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Item Number: Stella_os

The only years that the US Mint produced $4 gold pieces were 1879 and 1880. Due to the high value of original “Stella” $4 gold pieces, these are over-struck on US Mint Liberty Head gold $5 Half Eagles (circa 1880-1908). The over-strike reverse is noted with “100 Cents + Four Dol.” (which equals the host coin’s $5 face value) and “STRUCK ON A US | $5 HALF EAGLE”.

Size: About 22.5mm.
Composition: .900 Gold
Weight: About 8 grams.
Edge: Reeded.BR>Finish: Proof-like.
Final Mintage: See Home page.

Product Reviews

(2 Ratings, 1 Review) Average Rating:
Gorgeous Piece of Art
Jim Barstow (Worthington, OH) 1/28/2019 4:19 PM
Gorgeous Piece of Art, No Ghosting on my Stella. Looks flawless to me. Love the proof-like condition. I am thrilled. Great work, as always ! Thanks Daniel.