Centennial Olympics Stadium Gold 5 Dollar

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The United States of America had issued this commemorative 5 dollar with the theme of Olympic Stadium in the year 1995. This commemorative coin was issued to support the 1996 Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games and the programs of the United States Olympic Committee.

Centennial Olympics Stadium was the main stadium of 1996 summer Olympics and 1996 Summer Paralympic Games in Atlanta. The construction of these games began in the year 1993 and it was ready for the Ceremony in the year 1996; where it hosted track and field events and the closing ceremony.

The surcharges from the sale of these coins will be used to help the variety of organizations and projects that benefits the public. The commemorative coins were issued from the United States Mint for a limited time, as specified by public law.

The obverse of this coin depicts Olympic Stadium of the 1996 Olympic Games and the Olympic Games logo. The reverse of this coin depicts a side view of the bald eagle, with a banner in its beak.

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