Jamestown 400th Anniversary Commemorative Gold Five Dollar Coin

Commemorative Coins

Background

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

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Recipient Organization: The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Secretary of the Interior and the Association for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

Surcharges will be directed to, the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Secretary of the Interior and the Association for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

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
• 1607
• 2007
• IN GOD WE TRUST
• FOUNDING OF JAMESTOWN

Reverse Inscriptions

• UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
• $5
• E PLURIBUS UNUM
• JAMESTOWN MEMORIAL CHURCH

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Weight: 8.359 grams nominal

Diameter: .850 inches (+/- .003 inches)

Composition: 90% gold, 10% alloy

Artist Information

  • Designer: Susan Gamble

Related Information

Content last reviewed June 1, 2016