American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin

Background

2017 marks the 225th anniversary of the United States Mint. To mark this momentous occasion, we are proud to introduce the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin™ featuring a modern rendition of Lady Liberty.

Emblematic figures of liberty have graced American coins since the founding of the United States Mint 225 years ago. Our newest Lady Liberty is a modern rendition of this iconic figure that embodies the ideals of freedom and equality first set forth in our Declaration of Independence.

The American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin is 99.99% 24–karat gold and is the first high relief coin with a proof finish ever minted by the United States.

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Characteristics

Obverse: A profile of Liberty wearing a crown of stars.

Reverse: A bold and powerful eagle in flight, with eyes toward opportunity and a determination to attain it.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • LIBERTY
  • 1792
  • 2017
  • IN GOD WE TRUST

Reverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • 1 OZ. .9999 FINE GOLD
  • 100 DOLLARS

Incused (edge) Inscriptions

  • 225TH ANNIVERSARY

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Denomination: $100
Finish: Proof
Composition: 99.99% Gold
Diameter: 1.205 inches (30.61 mm)
Weight: 1.0000 troy oz. (31.108 grams)

Artist Information

Obverse Reverse Content last reviewed April 3, 2017

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