The United States Mint American Liberty Program celebrates modern renditions of the iconic Liberty that embody the ideals of freedom and equality first set forth in our Declaration of Independence. In the 227 years since its establishment, the United States Mint has issued a vast array of medals with the concept of Liberty personified by allegorical female figures. More than two centuries of evolution have borne witness to an ever-changing symbol. Today’s American Liberty Medals are reinvigorating this motif with stunning, modern depictions of the allegorical Lady Liberty. Their images maintain our Nation’s intimate connection with its history and founding principles, while at the same time recognizing our forward-looking, diverse and dynamic population and culture. You may recall, the 2017 225th Anniversary High Relief Gold Coin won Best Gold Coin in our 2019 Coin of the Year Awards!
Two offerings of 2019 American Liberty High Relief Medals are being struck and available for sale August 15.
The first contains 99.99 percent fine 24-karat gold with high relief enhanced uncirculated finish and is struck at the West Point Mint. Each exquisite coin is packaged in a black hand-lacquered hardwood presentation case. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) is included. Mint Director David J. Ryder autographed a limited number of the COAs. Pricing can be found at the Mint’s website.
The second is 2.5 ounces of 99.9 percent fine silver. Measuring two inches in diameter, this silver medal has a matte finish. Each of these coins is also packaged in an elegant black lacquered hardwood presentation case and includes the Mint’s customary Certificate of Authenticity. Silver medals will retail for $99.95.
Each medal’s obverse features Liberty with 13 rays of light emanating along her headdress, symbolizing the free and creative spirit of America's people. Inscriptions are "LIBERTY" and "2019.”
Both reverse sides feature a bald eagle as it prepares to land and both have the inscription “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.” The gold medal also bears the inscriptions of "$100," "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "1 OZ.," ".9999 FINE GOLD,"
Mintage is limited to 50,000 with a household limit of one for both the gold and silver medals.
Orders may be placed online at catalog.usmint.gov or by calling 800-USA-MINT.