World Cup Tournament Gold $5

Background

Released on June 14, 1994, this coin was authorized in support of the World Cup Games.

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Recipient Organization: World Cup USA 1994, Inc.

Surcharges from coin sales were to be used by World Cup USA 1994, Inc. for purposes of organizing and staging the 1994 World Cup. Ten percent of the funds were to be made available through the United States Soccer Federation Foundation, Inc., for distribution to institutions for scholastic scholarships to qualified students.

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 obverse design of the coin features the coveted gold World Cup Trophy.

The reverse of the coin features the official World Cup USA 1994 logo and laurel branches.

Obverse Inscriptions

  • LIBERTY
  • IN GOD WE TRUST
  • 1994

Reverse Inscriptions

  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • WORLD CUP USA94
  • E PLURIBUS UNUM
  • FIVE DOLLARS

Mint and Mint Mark

Artist Information

Obverse
  • Designer: William J. Krawczewicz
Reverse
  • Designer: Dean McMullen

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Content last reviewed December 12, 2016

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