5-Star Generals Commemorative $5 Gold Coin
In 2013, the U.S. Mint honored five United States Army 5-star generals by minting three commemorative coins in the 5-Star Generals Commemorative Coin Program.
Recipient Organization: CGSC FoundationSurcharges in the amount of $35 for each gold coin, $10 for each silver coin and $5 for each clad coin sold are authorized to be paid to the CGSC Foundation to help finance its activities in support of the college.
Commemorative Coin SurchargesCommemorative coin programs are created by acts of Congress to honor a person, place, or event. Surcharges from the sales of these coins help fund a variety of organizations and projects that benefit the public. Commemorative coins are only available from the United States Mint for a limited time, as specified by public law.
CharacteristicsObverse: Features a portrait of General Douglas MacArthur with the 5-star insignia on the right side of the design.
Reverse: Features the Leavenworth Lamp, the symbol of the CGSC.
- IN GOD WE TRUST
- DOUGLAS MACARTHUR
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
- E PLURIBUS UNUM
- FIVE DOLLARS
- FORT LEAVENWORTH
Mint and Mint Mark
SpecificationsComposition: 90 percent gold, 10 percent alloy
Diameter: 0.850 inch (±0.003) or 21.59 mm (±0.08)
Weight: 8.359 grams nominal
Thickness: 0.069 inch (±0.003) or 1.75 mm (±0.08)
Mintage Limit: 100,000 (across all product options)
- Designer: Ronald D. Sanders, Artistic Infusion Program
- Sculptor: Joseph Menna, Medallic Artist