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Breast Cancer Awareness 5 Dollars Gold Coin

30 May 2019  Thu

The United States of America had issued this commemorative 5 dollars with the theme of Breast Cancer in the year 2018.

This commemorative coin was issued by the United States of America to commemorate earlier detection; increased awareness and improved treatment, death rates from this disease have been decreasing since about 1989. The Clinical advanced result of this research had led to the increased survival rates, with death rates dropping over 34 percent since 1990.

The obverse of this coin depicts one older and one younger woman, the older woman has her hands on her chest and a relieved expression on her face. The younger woman, with a scarf on her head, holds one hand over her chest and the other raised in a fist as if she is ready to fight. A butterfly flies above the two women. The reverse of this coin depicts Tiger Swallowtail butterfly in flight, a symbol of hope.

Image Courtesy: usmint.gov

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