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World War II 50th Anniversary - 1993

Production Process: Proof
Coin Type: Commemorative
Denomination: Five Dollar Gold
Authorized Mintage Maximum: 300,000
Production Facility: West Point
Public Law Number: 102
Congressional Number: 414
Approval Date: 10/14/1992
Image of an America serviceman and inscriptions.
Obverse: Download
Obverse Description:
Released on May 28, 1993, this coin was authorized in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the United States' involvement in World War II. The design of the coin features an American serviceman with rifle raised celebrating victory. The coin is inscribed: Liberty, In God We Trust, 1991 and 1995.
Obverse Designer:
Charles J. Madsen

Obverse Designer 2:

Image of "V" and inscriptions.
Reverse: Download
Reverse Description:
The reverse of the coin features "V" for victory at the center of the coin, with the Morse code cryptic for the letter "V" superimposed over the victory symbol and laurel leaves. The coin is inscribed: United States of America, E Pluribus Unum, and 5 Dollars.
Reverse Designer:
Edward Southworth Fisher

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