Commemorative


Commemorative coins are popular, because they celebrate a well known figure, occasion, event, or date, all these things that helped America form its colourful and rich history.

Crafted by most gifted persona, these coins are a real showcase of their great and exceptional talent, and craftsmanship skills.

These Rare Gold Coins are highly valuable, because they are unique and often very difficult to find. Some of the most popular pieces for sale, are listed below:

2006 S $5 San Francisco Old Mint Proof Commemorative Gold Coin NGC PF70 UC GEM
2006 S $5 San Francisco Old Mint Proof Commemorative Gold Coin NGC PF70 UC GEM
Price: $399.99 (0 Bids)
Sale Ends: 31m
2015-W Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Proof $10 NGC PF70 UC SKU41733
2015-W Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Proof $10 NGC PF70 UC SKU41733
Price: $895.00 (0 Bids)
Sale Ends: 34m
2015-W Lady Bird Johnson First Spouse Gold $10 Coin NGC MS70 SKU41780
2015-W Lady Bird Johnson First Spouse Gold $10 Coin NGC MS70 SKU41780
Price: $895.00 (0 Bids)
Sale Ends: 43m
2015-W $10 1 2 Oz Gold First Spouse - Bess Truman NGC MS70 SKU41781
2015-W $10 1 2 Oz Gold First Spouse - Bess Truman NGC MS70 SKU41781
Price: $895.00 (0 Bids)
Sale Ends: 46m
1988 Space Commemorative With Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals
1988 Space Commemorative With Gold,  Silver,  and Bronze Medals
Price: $440.00 (0 Bids)
Sale Ends: 52m
2010 USA Vancouver Olympics Silver-Plated, Gold-Plated Official Coin Medal Set
2010 USA Vancouver Olympics Silver-Plated,  Gold-Plated Official Coin Medal Set
Price: $26.99 (0 Bids)
Sale Ends: 57m

About Commemorative Gold Coins


First of all, it would be appropriate if we understand what exactly a commemorative gold coin is. It is very simple. A coin that is issued in order to depict any particular event or a famous issue is generally termed as a commemorative coin and there are very many coins that fall in this category and this article will tell you some of the important commemorative gold coins across the globe.

The main themes in such coins are based on ancient monuments, famous personalities; extinct and endangered species etc. Most of these coins serve for collector’s purpose only but are of high value. Coins falling under such category if auctioned can really get the money rolling. The coins issued in Olympics are also commemorative coins only, E.g. Winter Olympic Games five dollar coin is a commemorative coin.

One of the famous commemorative gold coins is the Kroner coin of Denmark which has King Christian X on one side and King Frederik VIII on the other. This coin was minted in order to commemorate the succession of King Christian X after his father King Frederik VIII. Not only this, there are many other of such coins which are extremely high value. Some of the examples are the Wright Brothers commemorative coin, the Jamestown commemorative gold coin, the endangered species Act commemorative gold coin, the Soviet Rouble of 1965 etc.

There are two types of commemorative coins. They are the circulating commemorative coins and the non-circulating commemorative gold coins. The latter is simply for collection purposes and the ones in the kitty of an ardent collector is generally termed as non-circulating commemorative gold coins whereas the former is for earning foreign currency and popularity. Every nation mints its own commemorative coins that are circulated across the globe as a way of expressing some major events happening in that country.

While most people believe that commemorative gold coins began its enterprise only since 1960, there have been earlier instances where coins were given as a symbol of identity and pride and it dates back even to the Roman Empire. The history beckons and commemorative coins are worth the money.