American Lady Liberty 1oz Goldcoin 2017
|Purity:||999.9 / 1000|
|Mint:||United States Mint|
|Grading:||Mint State; Uncirculated|
|Quantity||Net Per Unit||VAT Per Unit||Gross Per Unit||Premium|
|1+||€ 1,754.54||€ 0.00||€ 1,754.54||66.9%|
The American Lady Liberty 2017 1oz Gold coin is the Jubilee edition for the 225th anniversary of the US Mint. For the first time Lady Liberty is depicted as an African-American woman. The coin consists of 99.99% gold with a mintage of only 100,000 pieces.
This special Lady Liberty gold coin is one of the most unique designs ever produced by the US Mint.
Weight, Size and Alloy
The American Lady Liberty 1oz 2017 consists of 24 Karat fine gold and has a fineness of 999.9/1000. Due to the high fine content, the coin has a pure gold color, but is also very sensitive to scratches, since no alloying components such as copper or silver are used. In order to preserve the surface, gold coins should be kept in their protective packaging.
To honor the 225th anniversary of the United States Mint in Washington, DC, the prestigious mint is releasing the American Lady Liberty in a completely new and modern interpretation.
The Lady Liberty is an iconic figure that embodies the ideals of freedom and equality that are set forth in the US Declaration of Independence.
The anniversary edition of "Lady Liberty" is a completely new interpretation of the classic motif. For the first time in history, Lady Liberty takes the form of an African-American woman. The designer of the motif, Justin Kunz, combines one of the most important symbols of the past with the modern values of today's America. This coin shows the American foundation of equality of all people in a unique way.
The circulation of this anniversary coin is only 100,000 copies.
The American Lady Liberty 1oz 2017 is produced in the highest quality 'Proof and is issued with a high relief. The combination of the highest embossing quality with high relief is a special feature which makes this coin attractive for collectors as well as for investors.
This is the first coin issued with these features from the US Mint. Particularly noteworthy is the coin edge which shows “225th ANNIVERSARY” in raised lettering in three places. Also included is a 5 point star before and after the lettering. The design of the coin comes from Justin Kunz, and the implementation was done by Phebe Hemphill.
The motif side of the coin depicts Lady Liberty as an African-American woman, the head of 'Lady Liberty' is facing left wearing a crown of stars. To the left of the motif is the founding year of the United States Mint “1792” and the current year “2017” on the right.
Above the head are the word "LIBERTY" and to the right and left of the shoulders are the initials of the designers. "IN GOD WE TRUST" is written in the lower part of the coin.
The back shows a strong and powerful Eagle in flight. Above the eagle are the words “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM”. To the left of the eagle is the inscription “1 OZ, .9999 FINE GOLD” and at the bottom of the coin the nominal value of “100 DOLLARS” is shown.
The American Eagle is produced by the US Mint. The US Mint was created by congress with the coinage act of 1792. The US Mint was the first federal building erected under the constitution and based in Philadelphia.
The US MInt operates six facilities in the USA:
West Point, NY
Fort Knox, KY
San Francisco, CA.
Manufacturer: United States Mint
Country of origin: United States of America
Fine content: 999.9/1000
Scratch resistance: poor