5 Dollars Statue of Liberty Centennial

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1986
Value 5 Dollars (5 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 8.359 g
Diameter 21.6 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number
N#
92510
References KM# 215
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Statue of Liberty Centennial

Obverse

Close view of the face and crown of the statue of Liberty.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1986
LIBERTY
W

Engraver: Elizabeth Jones Read more on Wikipedia

Elizabeth Jones was the eleventh Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, holding this position from 1981 until her resignation in 1991.

Designer: Elizabeth Jones Read more on Wikipedia

Elizabeth Jones was the eleventh Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, holding this position from 1981 until her resignation in 1991.

Reverse

Bald eagle in flight left.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM
IN GOD WE TRUST
FIVE DOLLARS

Engraver: Elizabeth Jones Read more on Wikipedia

Elizabeth Jones was the eleventh Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, holding this position from 1981 until her resignation in 1991.

Designer: Elizabeth Jones Read more on Wikipedia

Elizabeth Jones was the eleventh Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, holding this position from 1981 until her resignation in 1991.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

W United States Mint of West Point, United States (1973-date)

Comments

This coin was first struck on October 18, 1985, with production continuing through 1986. The Statue of Liberty gold coin was authorized to commemorate the centennial of the Statue of Liberty.

As specified in Public Law 99-61, the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. was to use the funds collected from coin sale surcharges to restore and renovate the Statue of Liberty and the facilities used for immigration at Ellis Island and to establish an endowment that would ensure the continued upkeep and maintenance of these monuments.

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.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1986 W 95 248 $ 490 19%
1986 W 404 013 $ 450 90% Proof

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Bullion value: USD 492.28 Search tips
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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Dollars (Statue of Liberty Centennial)
Katz
Auction 101
Lot 206
Internet Archive
Nov 18, 2023 1986 W UNC USD 465.48
(EUR 430.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Dollars (Statue of Liberty Centennial)
Katz
Auction 88
Lot 104
Internet Archive
Jun 28, 2023 1986 W UNC USD 488.21
(EUR 451.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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