Centennial-Olympics-Gold-Five-Dollar

Centennial Olympics Gold Five Dollar

10 Jun 2019  Mon

The 1996 Summer Olympics was held in Atlanta, Georgia, The United States from 19th July 1996 to 4th August 2019. This Olympics is also known as Games of the XXVI Olympiad, and commonly it is known as Atlanta 1996, and also referred to as Centennial Olympics Games. This Centennial Summer Olympics was hosted by Atlanta; it was one of the largest events in the history of this city. Local leaders hoped to use the publicity to promote Atlanta's image as an international city ready to play an important role in global commerce. To get event held in their city Atlanta had almost competed with five other cities. The hosting of the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta had help Atlanta a lot; it had increased attention and investment of the Atlanta around the world.

This United States of America had issued this commemorative gold five dollars with the theme of Atlanta Centennial Olympics in the year 1996. The obverse of this coin depicts a man lighting the Olympics flame. The reverse of this coin depicts the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games logo.

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