Mint will offer a $5 gold coin, a $1 silver coin and a half-dollar clad coin
Surcharges of $35 for each gold coin sold, $10 for each silver coin sold, and $5 for each clad coin
sold are to be paid to the National Baseball Hall of Fame to help finance its operations.
Additional inscriptions include FIVE DOLLARS on the gold coin, ONE DOLLAR on the silver dollar, and HALF DOLLAR on the clad coin
The clad coin
features the stately image of the celebrity bald eagle "Challenger" (http://www.
Bald Eagle Half-Dollar, 2008, obverse (front side) - part of the American Eagle Commemorative Coin series, this clad coin
features a highly crafted baby eagle in the foreground, against a background of a striped US flag.
Surcharges from the sale of each coin - $35 for each $5 gold coin, $10 for each $1 silver coin and $5 for each half-dollar clad coin
- are authorized to be paid to the Army Historical Foundation to support the construction of the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir, Va.
Maximum mintage limits across all product options are 100,000 for the $5 gold coin; 500,000 for the $1 silver coin; and 750,000 for the half-dollar clad coin
Public Law 113-291 authorizes a three-coin program of $5 gold, $1 silver, and half dollar clad coins
with designs emblematic of the 100th anniversary of the NPS.
silver dimes and quarters after the introduction of clad coins
in 1965; officially, silver and clad coins
were of equal value, but as soon as people began to realize that the silver was worth much more, they stopped using silver as money.
According to Shaver, the gold, silver, and clad coins
are respectfully themed "Army Service in War," "Modern Army Service," and "Army Service in Peace.
Popular Gold, Silver & Clad Coins
Celebrate Historical Eagle Recovery & Upcoming Anniversary of Endangered Species Act on Dec.
Only about 29,000 gold, 127,000 silver and 436,000 clad coins
remain in the limited edition that features natural eagle designs and historic emblems never before available on U.