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Why add this perfectly graded $5 Gold Proof commemorating the 1996 Olympic Flag Bearer to your collection?

In celebration of the Centennial Olympic Games held in Atlanta, Georgia in 1996, the U.S. Mint released an impressive series of twelve silver and four gold commemorative coins from 1995-1996. This proof honoring the American Flag Bearer was struck by the West Point Mint from 0.242 Troy oz. of .900 fine gold, with a final reported mintage of 32,886.

Exciting Flag Bearer Design

The obverse depicts a parade of American athletes waving as they enter the Olympic Stadium, with the team's flag bearer dominating the center of the image. The design by Patricia L. Verani includes the USA Olympic logo along with the inscriptions "LIBERTY," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "1996."

Surrounded by branches of laurel, the flaming torch and stars logo of the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games is featured on the reverse, with "ATLANTA," "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "W" inscribed below. William Krawczewicz's design is surrounded by the additional inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "FIVE DOLLARS."

Flawless Proof 70 Deep Cameo

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) graded this magnificent 1996-W Olympics Flag Bearer Gold Commemorative Proof coin a perfectly struck Proof 70. Also designated Deep Cameo (DCAM), the coin exhibits exceptional contrast between the remarkable highly polished mirrored fields and the frosted design elements. The $5 proof coin is presented in a protective PCGS holder with certification label.

This spectacular 1996-W Olympic Flag Bearer coin will be a treasured addition to your collection!

Year of Issue:1996
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:W
Branch:West Point
Grading Service:PCGS
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:Patricia Verani and John M. Mercanti
Obverse Designer/Engraver:William J. Krawczewicz and Thomas D. Rogers, Sr