5 Dollars Christopher Columbus Quincentenary

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1992
Value 5 Dollars (5 USD) (5 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 8.359 g
Diameter 21.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 92520
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 239
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Christopher Columbus Quincentenary

Obverse

Christopher Columbus left along with map of the New World.

Lettering:
LIBERTY
1492 1992
Christopher Columbus
IN GOD WE TRUST

Engraver: T. James Ferrell

T. James Ferrell (born in 1939, in Clayton, New Jersey) graduated from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In 1969 he joined the staff of medallic artists at the newly founded Franklin Mint. In August 1989, he moved to the United States Mint in Philadelphia.

Reverse

Crest of the Admiral of Oceans and a map of the Old World containing the date 1492.

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM
W
FIVE DOLLARS

Engraver: Thomas D. Rogers Sr.

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1992 W 24 329 27%
1992 W 79 730 $ 478 87% Proof

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