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2016 Mark Twain PR70 ANACS First Day of Issue Limited Edition of 56 $5 Gold Proof Coin

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Overview & Details

2016 Mark Twain PR70 ANACS First Day of Issue Limited Edition of 56 $5 Gold Proof Coin 
Commemorate Samuel Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, with this special issue gold proof coin. Joining literary finesse and social commentary, Twain gave us memorable characters like Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. Now, we give you this stunning gold proof coin as a tribute to the man and his work. Bring one home today. It's perfect for bookworms and coin buffs alike.

What You Get

  • 2016 Mark Twain $5 gold proof coin
  • Wooden display box 
 
Bundled Goodies

  • 2 Passes to the Mark Twain House in Hartford
  • 2 Passes to the Mark Twain Boyhood Home in Hannibal

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The Key Specs

Coin Grade/Condition: Graded PR70 (Proof) by ANACS
Finish: DCAM
Mint Mark: West Point Mint
First Day of Issue: Yes
Limited Edition: 56
Packaging: Encapsulated in ANACS slab

Coin 1

Obverse: Portrait of Mark Twain with the inscriptions "IN GOD WE TRUST," "LIBERTY" and"2016."
Reverse: Steamboat in the Mississippi River. Inscriptions are "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "$5" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Composition: 90% gold
Diameter: Approx. 21.59mm (0.85")
Weight: Approx. 8.36 grams (0.3 oz.)

The Basics - Box

Measurements: Approx. 4"W x 1-1/2"H x 5-3/8" Deep

Features

Mark Twain $5 gold proof coin
  • Commemorates Mark Twain's literary and educational contributions 
  • Mark Twain published 28 books, as well as many short stories, letters and sketches
  • He is remembered for addressing complex social situations that were facing Americans during his time
  • His books have been translated into more than 75 languages and many are still in print today
  • Surcharges of $35 for each gold coin sold are authorized to be paid to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut; the University of California, Berkeley; Elmira College, New York; and the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal, Missouri.

Graded PR70 (Proof) by ANACS
  • Proof coin with the highest possible grading of 70 
  • Struck at least twice on highly polished coin blanks to bring out the mirrored background and high-relief images
  • ANACS is an independent, third-party grading company

90% gold
  • Precious-metal coin 
 
Deep Cameo (DCAM) 
  • Deeply frosted devices and lettering contrast with the fields to produce extra-sharp details

First Day of Issue Limited Edition of 56
  • Only 56 coins carry this special designation
  • When they sell out, no more may be designated first day of issue

Encapsulated
  • Helps protect coin's graded condition during storage and display

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