US Commemorative Gold Coins

US Commemorative Gold Coins

Commemorative coins are very popular among precious metals coins issued by nations all over the world, since their first release by the Greek and Roman civilizations. However, US Commemorative Coins are considered to be the most diverse collection within the US Gold coins available on the gold bullion market, having outstanding and unique designs. Each year, the United States Mint manufactures several impressive commemorative gold coins that honor significant figures, events or places in American history. This is why these coin series are very appealing to passionate collectors and numismatists.

Commemorative $5 US Gold Coins

Starting with the year 1986, the United States Mint produced over 90% of its Gold Coins portfolio which consists mainly of Commemorative $5 US Gold Coins that celebrate important American places, events and people, including: Olympic Games, the Constitution, the Statue of Liberty, the Mountain Rushmore, President James Madison, Jamestown’s 400th Anniversary, the 50th Anniversary of WWII, the American Bald Eagle and many more. Each year these coin series receive a new design and are minted in brilliant uncirculated or proof conditions, as well as certified options by NGC or PCGS.

One of the most popular Commemorative $5 U.S.Gold Coin is the Mark Twain Gold Coin. It was released to celebrate the educational and literary contribution of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known as Mark Twain. The obverse of the coin features the portrait image of Mark Twain while the reverse side of the coin is a depiction of a steamboat on the Mississippi River. The coin also contains the regular inscription of the gold coins minted by the US Mint and it’s backed by the US Government.

Commemorative $10 First Spouse Gold Coin Series

A very popular design among Commemorative $10 US Gold Coins is the First Spouse Gold Coin Series, released in 2007. These coin series are minted annually and carry the depiction of the First Ladies that relate to each president depicted on the annual Presidential Gold Coins. The obverse side of this coin features the portrait of the First Lady, along with her name, presidential order and term years during which she served as a first spouse. The reverse side of the coin features an emblematic unique image from the spouse’s work and life. When the Presidential Gold Coins is released featuring one of the few presidents that served without a spouse, the First Spouse Gold Coin series bears the image of the Lady Liberty on the obverse and the image of the president’s life on the reverse side.

Commemorative Centennial Gold Coins

The year 2016 celebrates 100 years from the release of the three most important gold coin designs: the Standing Liberty Quarter, the Mercury Dime and the Walking Liberty Half Dollar. To commemorate the centenary anniversary of these remarkable coins, the US Mint will release during 2016 the Commemorative Centennial Gold Coins series of the above-mentioned coin designs. All these three numismatic coins have been redesigned in 1916, the Gold Mercury Dime Coin and Gold Walking Liberty Half Dollar by Adolph A. Weinman and the Standing Liberty Quarter by Hermon Atkins MacNeil’s.

Browse our collection of US Commemorative Gold Coins and choose your favorite unique piece of  U.S. coinage history. If you have any questions, call us at 800.852.6884, send us a message or connect with us via our live web chat.