1996-W $5 Smithsonian Commemorative Gold MS70 Coin

Pricing:

QUANTITY E-CHECK/WIRE CC/PAYPAL
Any $843.75 $878.93
Availability: Out Of Stock
Authenticity Guaranteed
By clicking the button, I agree to be bound by your Privacy Policy, User Agreement, Market Loss Policy, Electronic Disclaimer, and Terms & Conditions of Sale.
free gold and silver investment kit

Get Our Free
Investor's Guide

Info


By clicking the button, I agree to be bound by your Privacy Policy, User Agreement, Market Loss Policy, Electronic Disclaimer, and Terms & Conditions of Sale.

1996-W $5 Smithsonian Commemorative Gold MS70 Coin Description:

The 1996 $5 Smithsonian gold commemorative coin was issed by the U.S. Mint to honor the 150th Anniversary of the establishment of the Smithsonian. 

Featured on the obverse of the coin is the left facing portrait of James Smithson designed by Alfred Maletsky. The inscriptions include "FOR THE INCREASE AND DIFFUSION OF KNOWLEDGE," "IN GOD WE TRUST," the anniversary dates "1846-1996," "JAMES SMITHSON," and "LIBERTY."

The reverse, designed by James T. Ferrell, depicts the Smithsonian's sunburst logo with "SMITHSONIAN" curved beneath it. The image is framed by a border containing the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "FIVE DOLLARS."

Our firm offers this coin in a perfect Mint State 70 condition, graded by NGC.

Specifications:

More Information
Coin Series Commemoratives
Purity 90%
Mint/Refinery U.S. Mint
Mint Mark W - West Point
Metal Type Gold
Face Value $5
Grade MS70
Coin Type Investment Grade
Modern or Historical Modern
Grade Service NGC
Year 1996
Metal Weight 0.2419 oz

Latest Blog Posts

Metals Minute 147: Banks Down, Gold, Silver, Other Metals Up
Metals Minute 147: Banks Down, Gold, Silver, and Other Metals Up
All the metals were higher this morning, gold up 1/2%, platinum up over 2%, palladium 3.5% higher, and silver up almost 7% this...
Read more
October 3, 2022
25 view(s)
2022 Palladium American Eagle Proof
U.S. Mint Launch - 2022 Palladium American Eagle Reverse Proof
The 2022 Palladium American Eagle Reverse Proof will be subject to mintage and product limits of 7,500 coins and a household order limit of...
Read more
September 29, 2022
299 view(s)
Metals Minute 146: Relative Outperformance - Gold & Silver
Metals Minute 146: Relative Outperformance - Gold & Silver
Building a diversified portfolio of bullion, investment grade, and historically significant coins will serve us well throughout all financial...
Read more
September 29, 2022
100 view(s)
Markets, Mayhem and Metals
Markets, Mayhem, and Metals
Where are we in relation to equity values, bond values, home values, dollar values, overall inflation, and the price of precious...
Read more
September 29, 2022
97 view(s)