Information and History of 1991 $5 Gold Coins
Value of 1991 Five Dollar Gold Coin
The 1991 $5 gold coin is in most cases just a precious metals product. All that means is that the value of the coin will be different based on the current trading value 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 sells these coins every year. The only change is just the year; no other design changes occur. It doesn’t matter if the coin is dated as 1991, 2011, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 1991 tenth ounce coin has this written on it: MCMXCI – 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 family of eagles. The front or obverse of the coin has a female (Lady Liberty) holding a torch.
1991-P $5 Gold American Eagle Proof: At the top right of this webpage you can see where there were 70,334 $5 proof gold coins struck by the U.S. Mint in 1991. You can tell if you have a proof coin by looking for a small P below the year. Otherwise the two types of coins look the same.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 1991 $5 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.