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Why purchase this perfectly graded 2019-W American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Gold Proof coin?
This U.S. Mint commemorative gold proof is a celebration of the centennial anniversary of the establishment of the American Legion in 1919 and its founding city of Paris. The exciting 2019 dated proof coin is struck from 0.242 Troy oz. of .900 fine gold at the West Point Mint, its mintage limited to 50,000 across both gold options.
Exquisitely Detailed Commemorative Designs
The obverse features the Eiffel Tower, an iconic symbol from the Legion's origin city of Paris, overlapped by a large letter "V" representing victory. The design created by Chris Costello and Phebe Hemphill includes the inscriptions "LIBERTY," "1919," "2019," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "W."
The American Legion emblem is depicted on the reverse with an eagle soaring below, accompanied by the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "$5" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM." The design is credited to Paul C. Balan and Joseph Menna.
Flawless First Releases Proof 70 with Black Core Holder
This 2019-W Gold proof coin commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion is graded a perfect Proof 70 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Also designated Ultra Cameo, expect the coin to possess gorgeous contrast between its frosted and mirrored finishes. The proof is encapsulated in a NGC Black Core Holder with a First Releases label, indication that the coin was submitted to the grading service within the first thirty days of release.
Make this perfectly graded 2019-W American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Gold Proof the next addition to your collection!
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The U.S. Mint will release a clad half dollar, a silver dollar and a $5 gold coin to honor the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the American Legion. Proceeds from the series will help support the ongoing efforts of one of the most celebrated American Institutions ever created.