Information and History of 1989 $5 Gold Coins
Value of 1989 Five Dollar Gold Coin
The 1989 $5 gold coin is essentially just a precious metals coin. All that means is that the value of the coin will fluctuate based on the current price of gold. This coin weighs a tenth of an ounce. So you can divide the current price of gold by ten to get the precious metal value of this coin. Collectors refer to these as AGE or American Gold Eagles. The United States Mint releases these coins every year. The only change is just the year; no other coin changes take place. The coin can be minted in 1989, 2002, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 1989 tenth ounce coin has text that says: MCMLXXXIX – Liberty – United States of America – E Pluribus Unum – In God We Trust – 1/10 OZ. Fine Gold ~ 5 Dollars – MB JW. The back or reverse of the coin pictures a flying eagle. The front or obverse of the coin has Lady Liberty holding a torch.
1989-P $5 Gold American Eagle Proof: At the top of the page you can see where there were 84,647 $5 proof gold coins struck by the U.S. Mint in 1989. Regular issue coins don’t have a mintmark. Proof coins have the letter P below the year on the front of the coin. The two types of coins are virtually identical otherwise.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1989 $5 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.