U.S. Marshals 225th Anniversary $5 Gold Commemorative Coin

Commemorative Coins

Background

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Recipient Organization: U.S. Marshals Museum, Inc.; National Center for Missing and Exploited Children; Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Foundation; National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

The first $5 million in surcharges received from the sale of coins issued under is to be paid to the U.S. Marshals Museum, Inc., for the preservation, maintenance, and display of artifacts and documents.   The remainder of the surcharge funds shall be divided between the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association Foundation, and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

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

The gold obverse design features an image of the United States Marshals Service Star with a western-style backdrop.

The gold reverse design depicts an eagle holding a flag. The eagle is protected by a shield inscribed “U.S. Marshal.”

Obverse Inscriptions

  • 1789
  • LIBERTY
  • 2014
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • 2015
  • MARSHAL
  • 225 YEARS OLD SACRIFICE

Reverse Inscriptions

  • JUSTICE INTEGRITY SERVICE
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • $5

Mint and Mint Mark

Specifications

Composition: 90% gold, 10% alloy
Diameter: 0.850 inch (± 0.003)
21.59 mm (± 0.08)
Weight: 8.359 grams
Mintage Limit: 100,000 across all gold product options

Artist Information

Obverse Reverse
  • Sculptor: Don Everhart, Sculptor-Engraver
Content last reviewed June 1, 2016

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