Bald Eagle Commemorative Gold Five Dollar Coin

Commemorative Coins

Background

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Recipient Organization: American Eagle Foundation of Tennessee

Surcharges from the program are authorized to be paid to the American Eagle Foundation of Tennessee for the purposes of continuing its work to save and protect Bald Eagles nationally.

Commemorative Coin Surcharges

Commemorative 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.

Characteristics

Obverse Inscriptions

• LIBERTY
• IN GOD WE TRUST
• 2008

Reverse Inscriptions

• UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
• FIVE DOLLARS
• E PLURIBUS UNUM

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Weight: 8.359 grams nominal

Diameter: 0.850 inches (± 0.003 inches)

Composition: 90% gold, 10% alloy

Mintage Limit: 100,000 (across all product options)

Artist Information

Obverse Reverse
  • Sculptor: Don Everhart, Sculptor-Engraver

Related Information

Content last reviewed June 1, 2016