Information and History of 2001 $5 Gold Coins
Value of 2001 Five Dollar Gold Coin
The 2001 $5 gold coin is in most cases just a precious metals coin. All that means is that the value of the coin will fluctuate 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; otherwise everything else is exactly the same. The coin can be dated 2001, 1999, or any other year – you will always see the same features.
The 2001 tenth ounce coin has this written on it: 2001 – Liberty – United States of America – E Pluribus Unum – In God We Trust – 1/10 OZ. Fine Gold ~ 5 Dollars – MB JW. The front or obverse of the coin pictures a female (Lady Liberty) holding a torch and branch. The back or reverse of the coin has a flying eagle.
2001-W $5 Gold American Eagle Proof: At the top of the page you can see where there were 37,530 $5 proof gold coins struck by the U.S. Mint in 2001. If you see a small W under the year, then you have a proof coin. Otherwise the two types of coins look the same.
Right now we are paying at least the full melt value for 2001 $5 AGE coins. Contact us to get an exact offer on your coin or entire collection.