Now add this beautiful one-year-only 1995-W gold $5 Olympic Proof to your collection. Struck at the West Point Mint in 90% gold, it honored the 1996 Olympic games hosted by the U.S. in Atlanta, GA. The coin features a proud, majestic eagle, long a symbol of America, holding a banner dated 1896-1996. Those dates capture and mark the occasion – the 100th anniversary of the modern games, which began in 1896. To celebrate, the U.S. Mint issued this special $5 commemorative in 1995.
The obverse of this shining, mirrorlike Choice Proof features a frosted image of the Olympic stadium with the inscription atlanta below. To the left, the logo ofthe 1996 games is shown. With just 43,124 struck, this coin makes a great way to own low-mintage gold.
(Actual size - 21.6 mm)
- Material: Gold
- Mint Mark: West Point
- Product Type: Single Products
- Commemorative Series: XXVI Olympiad (1995-1996)
- Year: 1995