The United States Mint is opening sales for both the 2019 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin™ (product code 19DA) and the 2019 American Liberty High Relief Silver Medal™ (product code 19DB) on August 15 at noon EDT.
The coin is struck at the West Point Mint, contains one ounce of 99.99 percent fine, 24-karat gold and has an enhanced uncirculated finish. The medal is struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 2.5 ounces of 99.9 percent silver, measures two inches in diameter, and has a matte finish.
The 2019 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and Silver Medal continue the celebration of modern renditions of the iconic figure of Liberty. The 2017 225th Anniversary High Relief Gold Coin™ won Best Gold Coin in Krause Publications’ 2019 Coin of the Year Awards.
The obverse of this coin features Liberty with 13 rays of light emanating along her headdress, symbolizing the free and creative spirit of America’s people. Inscriptions are “LIBERTY,” “2019,” and “IN GOD WE TRUST.” The reverse design features a bald eagle as it prepares to land. The inscriptions are “$100,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “1 OZ.,” “.9999 FINE GOLD,” and “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.”
The medal displays the same modern rendition of the iconic figure of Liberty as the 2019 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin. Its reverse is also the same, except that only the inscription “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” is present.
Each coin and medal is packaged in its own black hand-lacquered hardwood presentation box with a Certificate of Authenticity (COA). Mint Director David J. Ryder has autographed a limited number of the gold coin COAs.
Pricing for the American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin is determined according to the range in which it appears on the Mint’s “Pricing of Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold, Platinum, and Palladium Products” table. The 2019 table is available here.
The medal is priced at $99.95.
Mintages for the 2019 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin and the 2019 American Liberty High Relief Silver Medal are limited to 50,000 units each. Orders for each respective product will be limited to one per household.
The Mint accepts orders at catalog.usmint.gov and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). Shipping options are available at catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
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About the U.S. Mint
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.
The U.S. Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint’s numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.