Walking Liberty Copper Bullion Coin

Copper isn’t the first metal that comes to mind when bullion is involved, but it has joined the ranks of gold and silver when it comes to bullion coins. Copper coins are growing in popularity, especially the Walking Liberty Copper. Continue reading to learn more about this coin and whether it is right for your collection.

DESIGN

Front / Obverse

The front side of the copper Walking Liberty is similar to other Walking Liberty coins. In this design, Lady Liberty walks toward the sun. Beside her are the words “In God We Trust.”
Designer: Alfred A. Weinman

Rear / Reverse

The back side of this copper coin is a unique design. It features a shield with “USA” printed in the middle. Beneath the shield are the words “One AVDP Ounce” as well as the year the coin was minted.
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HISTORY

The history of the copper Walking Liberty coin is very short. Copper has been a highly valued metal for years – not because of its monetary value but because it can be used in a variety of industrial processes. It has only been recently that copper has been used to make bullion coins like the copper Walking Liberty. Like gold and silver coins, copper coins are considered great investments.

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