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    1997-W Jackie Robinson Five Dollar, MS70
    Lowest-Mintage Modern Commemorative

    1997-W G$5 Jackie Robinson Gold Five Dollar MS70 NGC. This immaculate, five dollar gold piece celebrates the life of baseball legend Jackie Robinson and ranks fifth in Schechter and Garrett's book,100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins. An overabundance of commemorative coins and falling gold prices are to blame for the issue's initial lack of popularity. However, in an ironic twist of fate, its low distribution total (5,174 Uncirculated coins) has made it widely sought-after today.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 28UG, PCGS# 9759)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Alloy


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    August, 2014
    5th-9th Tuesday-Saturday
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