Louisa Adams First Spouse Gold Coins

Louisa Adams CoinToday the US Mint will release the next coin in the First Spouse Gold Coin Series, honoring Louisa Adams. This will mark the second release of 2008 for the series and the sixth coin release overall.

The coin will contain one-half ounce of 24 karat gold and is limited to 40,000 units.  The maximum units will be divided between proof and uncirculated versions of the coin based on demand.

The front of the coin features a portrait of the First Lady designed by Susan Gamble and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill.  The back of the coin, designed and sculpted by Joseph Menna,  features Louisa Adams with her son Charles on a journey across Europe to join her husband.

The Mint has priced the coins at $619.95 for the proof version and $599.95 for the uncirculated version.  Ordering is initially limited to one per household per option.


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