South Dakota 5 Goldback - 1/200th Troy Ounce 24k Gold - UPMA (Random Year)
- Country: United States
- Period: Federal Republic (1776-Date)
- Type: Gold Bullion
- Years: 2023-Date
- Mint: United Precious Metals Association - Alpine, UT
- Denomination: 5 GB
- Currency: Goldback (2019-Date)
- Composition: .9999 Gold
- Diameter: 65mm x 130mm
- Weight: .1555g
- Condition: Brilliant Uncirculated - BU
- Obverse: Industria strides through South Dakota's bountiful fields, her joy evident as she's surrounded by the state's rich agricultural symbols, with the iconic sunflower and industrious honey bee emphasizing the rewards of hard work and collaboration.
- Reverse: A mirrored image of the obverse
Industria, embodying the spirit of industry, graces the 5 Goldback Denomination with her vibrant presence. As she meanders through South Dakota's lush fields, she's enveloped by an array of agricultural treasures: corn, honey, hay, wheat, sunflowers, and pumpkins. Silos brimming with grain, one adorned with the Stars and Stripes, form a majestic backdrop. Clutching her hat against the gentle summer breeze, Industria's sundress flutters, revealing a basket laden with corn. Her tender touch on the corn leaves and her radiant smile reflect her deep appreciation for the land's bounty.
This design draws inspiration from the artist's journey through South Dakota's plains, a testament to the tenacity of early settlers. Their unwavering commitment to the land transformed South Dakota into a leading producer of corn, soybeans, and wheat, contributing over $10 billion annually to the economy.
The sunflower and honey in the design are not mere decorations but symbols steeped in history and meaning. Sunflowers, beyond their current uses, have been revered for their medicinal properties and stand as beacons of perseverance, always turning towards the sun. They symbolize the rewards of steadfast hard work and the promise of future abundance. Honey, a testament to the collective efforts of generations of bees, epitomizes the American dream's fruition. As South Dakota's state insect, the honey bee not only symbolizes the diligence that leads to bountiful harvests but also the interconnectedness of all life. This Goldback denomination is an ode to industry, urging us to work diligently for future harvests while savoring the present's sweetness.
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*Goldback condition is based on our professional opinion. Pictures are representative of the Goldback that you will receive, actual Goldback may differ slightly, date and serial numbers may vary*