Standing Liberty 2016 Centennial Gold Coin

Centennial Gold Coin Program
  • Year of Issue: 2016

Background

Beautifully struck in .9999 fine, 24–karat gold, this gold 2016 centennial anniversary release celebrates Hermon A. MacNeil’s original “Standing Liberty” quarter design. Each gold coin contains one–quarter troy ounce of 24–karat gold, symbolic of the coin’s denomination, and has a business strike finish.

Mintage Limit: 100,000

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Coin Characteristics

The obverse (heads) features Liberty holding a shield and olive branch as she steps through an opening in a wall bearing 13 stars.

The reverse (tails) depicts an eagle in flight flanked by 13 stars.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • LIBERTY
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • AU 24K
  • 1/4 oz.
  • 2016

Reverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • QUARTER DOLLAR

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Composition: 99.99% Gold
Content: .9999 Fine Gold (7.776 grams)
Weight: 0.2500 troy oz. (7.776 grams)
Diameter: 0.866 inch (22.00 mm)
Thickness: 0.064 inch (1.63 mm)
Edge: Reeded

Artist Information

  • Designer: Hermon A. MacNeil
Content last reviewed December 12, 2016

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