The United States has issued commemorative coinage over the course of more than 125 years dating back to 1892. The first of these commemorative coins were to honor the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus voyage across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain to the New World.
The first $10 US Mint Commemorative Gold Coin was issued by the United States Mint in 1984 to celebrate the 1984 Summer Olympic Games hosted by the city of Los Angeles, California.
- Two runners carrying the Olympic torch in advance of the Summer Games held in Los Angeles
- In God We Trust
- Olympiad XXIII
- A bald eagle with its wings spread
- Seal of the United States of America
10 dollar US Mint Commemorative Gold Coins feature 22-karat gold content and are produced in the United States.