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2006 Old San Francisco Mint Proof $5 Gold Piece

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The 2006 Old San Francisco Mint Proof $5 Gold Piece had a maximum mintage of 100,000 coins.  This included both proof and uncirculated versions.  It was minted at the U.S. Mint Facility in San Francisco, California.  Being brought into existence by Public Law: 109-230.

Obverse
Designer: Charles Vickers
Engraver: Joseph Menna
Description: A rendition of the Old Mint modeled after the original construction drawing by architect A.B. Mullett.

Reverse
Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Description: A replica of the 1906 Half-Eagle Coronet eagle reverse.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

August 8, 2008 at 8:08 am

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