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Gold has been a driving force in the American Dream for more than 160 years. From the moment that gold was discovered in California in 1849, Americans have been driven to discover this precious metal and bask in its glow. The US Mint produces a variety of $5 Gold Commemorative coins each year to pay homage to all things Americana, ranging from landmarks and people to memorable sporting events. Today, you can purchase one of these $5 US Mint Gold Commemorative Coins in brilliant uncirculated or proof condition.
The US Mint launched the $5 gold coin program in 1986 as a way to honor historic American people, events, and places. The coins in this collection vary from year to year and have no specific designs that are repeated on either the obverse or reverse side of the coin. Each coin is minted using 90% pure gold, making them an exact match in size and weight to the $5 Liberty and $5 Indian Head gold coins.
Designs for previous US Mint $5 Commemorative Gold coins have included depictions of the Olympics, the Statue of Liberty, the Constitution, US President James Madison, Mount Rushmore, and even the Star Spangled Banner. The latest coins in the series, the 2014 coins, are part of the National Baseball Hall of Fame series. These particular coins feature a baseball glove on the obverse side with the engravings “Liberty” and the year of minting. On the reverse side, the image has changed from year to year, however all $5 US Mint Gold Commemorative coins are considered legal tender in the United States.
The US Mint has been the official mint facility of the federal government since the 1790s. It has produced commemorative and circulation currency for the nation throughout its history, and continues that task today across its four primary facilities.
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