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1988-W Olympics $5 Gold Commemorative Coin NGC MS70

1988-W Olympics $5 Gold Commemorative Coin NGC MS70
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Why add this flawless $5 Gold 1988-W Olympics Commemorative Coin to your collection?

In 1988, the U.S. Mint's commemorative coin program honored the athletes of the U.S. Olympic Team who participated in the Games of the XXIV Olympiad, held in Seoul, Korea, with coins struck from silver and gold. This 21.6 mm diameter commemorative coin dated 1988 was struck at the West Point Mint from 0.242 Troy oz. of .900 fine gold with a final reported mintage of 62,913.

Gorgeous Olympic Themed Designs

The obverse depicts Nike, the goddess of Victory, crowned with a wreath of olive leaves secured by a ribbon inscribed "IN GOD WE TRUST." The beautifully designed image created by Elizabeth Jones, the eleventh Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, is accompanied by the inscriptions "1988" and "LIBERTY."

Featured on the reverse is a stylized representation of the Olympic cauldron and flame with the "W" West Point Mintmark to the right. An Olympic ring logo inscribed with "USA" hovers above the flame, while "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "FIVE DOLLARS" and "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" curve below the image designed by Marcel Jovine.

Perfectly Struck Mint State 70

Having no visible surface imperfections up to a magnification of 5x, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this beautiful 1988-W Olympics $5 Gold Commemorative Coin a flawless Mint State 70. The condition of the coin is protected in a labeled NGC holder.

Add this perfectly graded Gold Proof commemorating the victories of the 1988 United States Summer Olympic Team to your collection today!

Year of Issue:1988
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:W
Branch:West Point
Grading Service:NGC
Finish:Mint State
Weight in Grams:7.52 g
Weight in Ounces:.2419 oz
Diameter:21.6 mm
Thickness:1.75 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Elizabeth Jones
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Marcel Jovine