Walking Liberty 2016 Centennial Gold Coin

Centennial Gold Coin Program
  • Year of Issue: 2016

Coin Information

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

Mintage Limit: 70,000

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Characteristics

The obverse (heads) features a full–length figure of Liberty in full stride, enveloped in folds of the flag, with her right hand extended and branches of laurel and oak in her left to symbolize both civil and military glory.

The reverse (tails) depicts an American eagle rising from a mountaintop perch.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • LIBERTY
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • 2016

Reverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • AU
  • 24K
  • 1/2 OZ.
  • HALF DOLLAR

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Composition: 99.99% Gold
Content: .9999 Fine Gold (15.552 grams)
Diameter: 1.063 inches (27.00 mm)
Weight: 0.5000 troy oz. (15.552 grams)
Thickness: 0.085 inch (2.16 mm)
Edge: Reeded

Artist Information

  • Designer: Adolph A. Weinman
Content last reviewed December 12, 2016

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