2011 United States Army Commemorative $5 Gold Coin

2011 United States Army Commemorative $5 Gold Coin (US Mint images)
2011 United States Army Commemorative $5 Gold Coin - Click to Enlarge

General Coin Information

The 2011 United States Army Commemorative $5 Gold Coin is one of three coins to be issued by the United States Mint in 2011 to honor the nation's oldest military branch. The coins are scheduled to be released on January 31, 2011.

Along with this gold coin, the Mint will also strike an Army Silver Dollar as well as an Army Half Dollar Coin. All three honor the United States Army which was established in 1775 and has served the nation continually since, operating in both peace-time and in war.

The coins were authorized by the United States Army Commemorative Coin Act of 2008, Public Law 110-450.

Obverse Design

The obverse of the $5 gold coin shows the United States Army through the ages by depicting soldiers from different periods. Included from left to right are a Continental, Civil War, modern, World War II and World War I soldiers. The obverse was designed by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) Master Designer Joel Iskowitz and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Phebe Hemphill and also included the inscriptions of "LIBERTY," "2011" and "IN GOD WE TRUST."

Reverse Design

The reverse shows the United States Army emblem and was sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Joseph Menna. Also shown are the inscriptions of "This We'll Defend," the motto of the U.S. Army and "DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY," "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "1775," "FIVE DOLLARS" and "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA."

United States Army Coin Specifications


Mint: United States Mint
Mintmark: to be determined
Finish/Condition: Proof / Uncirculated
Metal Content: 90% gold, 10% alloy
Weight: 8.359 grams nominal
Diameter: 0.850 inches
Edge: Reeded
Issue Date: 31 January 2011
Issue Price: to be determined
Mintage Limit: 100,000(across all product options)
Face Value: $5
Obverse Design: Joel Iskowitz / Phebe Hemphill
Reverse Design: Joseph Menna

Featured $5 Gold Coin Auctions




2011 Leaf US Army All American Bowl Selection Tour Gold 5 Tobias Singleton Auto
2011 Leaf US Army All American Bowl Selection Tour Gold 5 Tobias Singleton Auto
$2.81
Time Remaining: 3h 58m
Buy It Now for only: $2.81
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Quincy Russell 2011 Leaf Army Tour Auto 13 20 OU Sooners USM Golden Eagles
Quincy Russell 2011 Leaf Army Tour Auto 13 20 OU Sooners USM Golden Eagles
$14.99
Time Remaining: 12h 50m
Buy It Now for only: $14.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Hellboy 2 The Golden Army DVD Ron Perlman NEW  SEALED
Hellboy 2 The Golden Army DVD Ron Perlman NEW SEALED
$4.20
Time Remaining: 17h 45m
Buy It Now for only: $4.20
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Jordan Rigsbee 2011 Leaf Army Auto 4 10 Cal Golden Bears Carolina Panthers
Jordan Rigsbee 2011 Leaf Army Auto 4 10 Cal Golden Bears Carolina Panthers
$9.99
Time Remaining: 1d 3h 58m
Buy It Now for only: $9.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
LEGO Ninjago The Golden Weapons Chopov Armor Minifigure njo021 Skeleton Army
LEGO Ninjago The Golden Weapons Chopov Armor Minifigure njo021 Skeleton Army
$4.95
Time Remaining: 2d 4h 13m
Buy It Now for only: $4.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
Hellboy 2 The Golden Army DVD Ron Perlman NEW
Hellboy 2 The Golden Army DVD Ron Perlman NEW
$4.90
Time Remaining: 2d 12h 35m
Buy It Now for only: $4.90
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2011 W Proof 5 United States Army Commemorative Gold Coin
2011 W Proof 5 United States Army Commemorative Gold Coin
$396.00 (7 Bids)
Time Remaining: 2d 16h 45m

Bid now | Add to watch list

2011 W 5 Gold US Department of The Army Commemorative Proof Gold Coin
2011 W 5 Gold US Department of The Army Commemorative Proof Gold Coin
$525.00
Time Remaining: 3d 4h 8m
Buy It Now for only: $525.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2011 P US Gold 5 Army Commemorative BU Coin in Capsule
2011 P US Gold 5 Army Commemorative BU Coin in Capsule
$461.93
Time Remaining: 3d 7h 2m
Buy It Now for only: $461.93
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
2011 W US Gold 5 U S Army Commemorative Proof PCGS PR69 DCAM
2011 W US Gold 5 U S Army Commemorative Proof PCGS PR69 DCAM
$550.00
Time Remaining: 5d 19h 7m

Bid now | Add to watch list

2011 Leaf US Army JAKE KEEFER Gold Autograph Rookie WISCONSIN BADGERS d 5
2011 Leaf US Army JAKE KEEFER Gold Autograph Rookie WISCONSIN BADGERS d 5
$14.99
Time Remaining: 5d 20h 27m
Buy It Now for only: $14.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list
adidas Kobe Bryant Crazy 8 VIII Lakers Home 2011 Gold Purple White jordan Men 10
adidas Kobe Bryant Crazy 8 VIII Lakers Home 2011 Gold Purple White jordan Men 10
$749.94
Time Remaining: 5d 22h 3m
Buy It Now for only: $749.94
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

United States Army Coin Resources

World Mint Coins | Coin Specifications, Resources and Coin Images