American Liberty high relief gold coin

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United States
Value100 US dollars
Mass31.10 g (1  troy oz)
Diameter30.61 mm (1.205 in)
EdgeReeded (standard)
Lettered (2017 only)
Composition99.99% Au
Years of minting2015–present (every other year)
Mint marks W
Obverse
2019 American Liberty 24k gold union obverse.jpg
DesignVarious depictions of Liberty (latest shown)
DesignerVarious
Design date2015–present
Reverse
2019 American Liberty 24k gold union reverse.jpg
DesignVarious depictions of eagles
DesignerVarious
Design date2015–present

The American Liberty high relief gold coin is a one-ounce gold bullion coin issued by the United States Mint in since 2015. [1] This coin was the first 100 dollar gold coin to be issued by the US Mint.

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Description

The first American Liberty coin was issued in 2015, and new coins have been released every other year since. The coins are struck at the West Point Mint on a 1 oz. 24 karat gold planchet. [1]

Design

Designs for the American Liberty coins are submitted to the US Mint via the Artistic Infusion Program. The United States Commission of Fine Arts reviews the proposed designs and makes recommendations, which the Mint may or may not use.

YearImagesDescriptionProduction
ObverseReverseObverse DesignReverse DesignEdgeAuthorized MaximumMintage
2015
2015 American Liberty High Relief Union Obverse.jpg
2015 American Liberty High Relief Union Reverse.jpg
Standing Liberty holding a torch and an American flag Flying eagle with olive branches in its talonsReeded50,000 [1] 49,325 [2]
2017
2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Union Obverse.jpg
2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Union Reverse.jpg
Liberty wearing a crown of starsEagle in flightLettered100,000 [3] TBD
2019
2019 American Liberty 24k gold union obverse.jpg
2019 American Liberty 24k gold union reverse.jpg
Liberty with 13 rays emanating from her headdressEagle preparing to landReeded50,000 [4] TBD

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References

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  2. "Cumulative Sales Figures | U.S. Mint". www.usmint.gov. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
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