United States Army Commemorative Five Dollar Gold Coin
The Gold five-dollar proof is minted at West Point; the Gold five-dollar uncirculated is minted at Philadelphia.
Recipient Organization: Army Historical 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 Army Historical Foundation to support the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
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: This design represents the U.S. Army's war service from the Revolutionary War through today, symbolizing its continuity of strength and readiness. The design features, from left to right, Continental, Civil War, modern, World War II and World War I soldiers.
Reverse: This design is based on the official U.S. Army emblem and represents the unbroken history of loyalty and commitment to defend the Nation.
Obverse Inscriptions• LIBERTY
• IN GOD WE TRUST
Reverse Inscriptions• THIS WE'LL DEFEND
• DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
• E PLURIBUS UNUM
• FIVE DOLLARS
• UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Mint and Mint Mark
SpecificationsDenomination: Five Dollars
Composition: 90 percent gold, 10 percent alloy
Diameter: 0.850 inch (±0.003) or 21.59 mm (±0.08)
Weight: 8.359 grams nominal
Mintage Limit: 100,000 (across all product options)
- Designer: Joel Iskowitz
- Sculptor: Phebe Hemphill, Sculptor-Engraver