Collectors are getting their first in-person look at the 1792–2017-W
American Liberty gold $100 coin on Feb. 16 at the Long Beach Expo in California.
Two examples of the coin are on display in plastic cases at the
United States Mint’s booth, which is Booth No. 1248.
The coin made headlines in the mainstream media in January because
its portrayal of Lady Liberty is as a young African-American woman.
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The new American Liberty gold coin is scheduled to go on sale at noon ET on April 6.
The launch of sales of this second coin in the American Liberty
series — you can read about the first coin here — occurs
four days after the 225th anniversary of the April 2, 1792, passage of
legislation authorizing a Mint and a federal coinage. The coin’s edge
marking is a nod to the Mint’s anniversary celebration.
The product will be limited to a maximum mintage and release of
100,000 coins. No decision has been announced about any household
Initial pricing will be announced closer to the release. In the
meantime, have a look: