Orders will be taken through 5:00 pm, (ET) on December 15, 2006, although the United States Mint cannot guarantee fulfillment of orders that are received after December 1, 2006.
This $5 gold coin commemorates the San Francisco Old Mint, often referred to as "The Granite Lady," which not only survived the earthquake and fire in 1906, but played an important part in the city's recovery efforts. Click here for more information about this program.
Metal composition of the coin is 90% gold. The coin's diameter is 0.850 inches and it weighs a minimum of 8.359 grams.
The San Francisco Old Mint $5 Gold Coin is limited to a total of 100,000 coins.
Surcharges from the sale of this coin are authorized to be paid to the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society for the purposes of rehabilitating the Historic Old Mint in San Francisco as a city museum and an American coin and gold rush museum.
Shipping of the San Francisco Old Mint Commemorative Coins has begun and is expected to take several weeks. When placing your order, please consider your credit card's expiration date, as charges will coincide with shipment. If your credit card has expired by the time of shipment, your order will be cancelled. To update your credit card information, you must call 1-800-USA-MINT and have your order number available.