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Mount Rushmore Golden Anniversary - 1991

Production Process: Proof
Coin Type: Commemorative
Denomination: $5 Gold
Authorized Mintage Maximum: 500,000
Production Facility: West Point
Public Law Number: 101
Congressional Number: 332
Approval Date: 07/16/1990
Image of an American Eagle in flight and inscriptions.
Obverse: Download
Obverse Description:
Released on February 15, 1991, this commemorative coin was released in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Mount Rushmore. The design on the coin features the American Eagle in flight over Mount Rushmore. It was unveiled at a ceremony held in Ford's Theatre, in South Dakota. The coin is inscribed: Liberty, 1991, In God We Trust, and 6 stars on the right edge of the coin.
Obverse Designer:
John Mercanti

Obverse Designer 2:

Mount Rushmore National Memorial and inscriptions.
Reverse: Download
Reverse Description:
The reverse of the Mount Rushmore $5 Gold coin features the inscription, Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Other inscriptions includes: United States of America, Five Dollars, and E Pluribus Unum.
Reverse Designer:
Robert Lamb

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