85% Gold - Brilliant Uncirculated Condition - Limited Mintage of 50,000 Across All $5 Gold Commemoratives - First Pink or Rose Gold Coin!
The 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness $5 Commemorative Gold Coin honors all those who have been affected by Breast Cancer and helps support ongoing research efforts to improve quality of life for those with the disease and eventually, find a cure. In a first for the U.S. Mint, the hue of this $5 Gold coin is rose or pink - the color associated with Breast Cancer Awareness.
On the obverse, we find two women, presumably a survivor and current fighter. Depicted are an older woman, with eyes closed and hands clutched toward her right shoulder, seeming to exude relief. The other woman is younger, wearing a head covering, and is holding her fist towards the sky, seeming to display the desire to fight the disease. Also seen are a looped ribbon and a butterfly. Inscriptions include, Liberty, In God We Trust, and 2018, as well as the W Mint Mark.
The reverse shows a Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly along with inscriptions Breast Cancer Awareness, E Pluribus Unum, United States of America, and Five Dollars. In American culture, butterflies are often seen as symbols of hope and change.
Add this beautiful commemorative coin to your collection! With a low mintage of 50,000 across both the Uncirculated and Proof issues and the special hue, it's sure to be a collectors item in the future! This coin has an uncirculated finish and comes in original government packaging with box and certificate of authenticity.