Certified $5 Gold Commemorative 2016-W Mark Twain PR70 PCGS

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    The Certified $5 Gold Commemorative 2016-W Mark Twain PR70 PCGS coin commemorates the life and legacy of one of America's most beloved literary figures, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name, Mark Twain. Born in 1835 in Florida, Missouri, Twain went on to become one of the most celebrated authors in American literature, renowned for his wit, humor, and keen observations of American society.

    Mark Twain is perhaps best known for his classic novels "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," both of which are considered masterpieces of American literature. Twain's writing captured the spirit of the American frontier and provided readers with vivid portraits of life along the Mississippi River.

    The obverse design of the coin features a striking portrait of Mark Twain, based on an iconic photograph taken in 1907 by the renowned American photographer Alvin Langdon Coburn. Twain is depicted with his trademark mustache and wavy hair, conveying his distinctive appearance and larger-than-life personality.

    On the reverse of the coin, a depiction of a raft, a paddlewheel steamboat, and a jumping frog pays homage to Twain's classic story "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." The scene captures the adventurous spirit of Twain's writing and serves as a tribute to his enduring literary legacy.

    The Certified $5 Gold Commemorative 2016-W Mark Twain coin was minted at the West Point Mint, one of the United States Mint's premier facilities known for its precision and craftsmanship. Each coin is struck with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring that it captures the essence of Twain's legacy and contributions to American literature.

    The mintage of the coin is limited, adding to its collectibility and appeal among numismatists and fans of Mark Twain alike. With a denomination of $5, the coin is accessible to collectors of all levels, offering a tangible connection to the life and works of one of America's most celebrated authors.

    Graded as Proof 70 (PR70) by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), this coin is considered to be in perfect condition. The PR70 grade signifies that the coin exhibits flawless surfaces, sharp strikes, and full, mirror-like fields, with no visible imperfections even under magnification.

    In summary, the Certified $5 Gold Commemorative 2016-W Mark Twain PR70 PCGS coin serves as a fitting tribute to the enduring legacy of Mark Twain and his contributions to American literature. With its stunning design, limited mintage, and perfect grade, it stands as a timeless symbol of Twain's lasting impact on the literary world and American culture.

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    • Year: 2016
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    • Mint Mark: W
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