1886 LIBERTY $5, MOTTO PR64 Cameo
GEM CAMEO. ONLY 72 STRUCK. CAC.
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In 1886, a massive earthquake was experienced in Charleston, South Carolina. The earthquake, believed to land somewhere between 7.3 and 7.6 on the Richter Scale, destroyed much of the city and left 40,000 people without a home. This 1886 half eagle recalls this devastating natural disaster.