New 2011 First Spouse Gold Coins

The 5th year of the First Spouse gold coins series has begun. First Spouse gold coins honor the wives of each of the presidents featured in the Presidential $1 coin series. The half-ounce gold coins in the First Spouse series are released throughout each year.   … [Read more...]

The Millard Fillmore Presidential Dollar Coin & First Spouse Medal Set Is Released

The United States Mint will begin offering the first Presidential dollar coin of 2010 on March 26, 2010 at 12:00 PM Eastern time. The Millard Fillmore dollar coin will be sold along with the First Spouse bronze medal honoring President Fillmore's wife, Abigail Fillmore. The Fillmore Presidential Dollar Coin & First Spouse Medal Set will be sold for $11.95 and feature an uncirculated specimen of the Fillmore Presidential dollar coin and the Abigail Fillmore medal. These coin sets are … [Read more...]

First Spouse Bronze Medals Have The Same Designs As First Spouse Gold Coins

The Presidential dollar series has been honoring our nation's former, deceased presidents since 2007. The series is slated to go on until at least 2016. The U.S. Mint has also been issuing a corresponding coin series which honors our nation's first spouses. The First Spouses gold coin series has been a hit with collectors since it, too, first arrived on the scene in 2007. But the First Spouse gold coin series poses one major problem for the collector on a budget: the coins are simply too … [Read more...]

Julia Tyler Coin – The 3rd Of The First Spouse $10 Gold Coins

As the Presidential $1 Coin series keeps rolling forward, so too does the First Spouse gold coin series.On August 6, 2009, the U.S. Mint released the third installment of the 2009 First Spouse Gold Coins program. This $10 gold coin honors Julia Tyler who was the second wife of President John Tyler. She was the first spouse from 1844 through 1845.Here's more about the Julia Tyler First Spouse gold coin... … [Read more...]

First Spouse Coins Coincide With Presidential Dollar Coins

The Presidential Dollar Coins may be getting a lot of attention, but there is another series of coins which honor the special women "behind" the presidents: the first spouses. The First Spouse coin series, which began in 2007, produces a new coin to commemorate the women of the White House in concurrence with the presidents on the dollar.   What Are First Spouse Coins? First Spouse coins are 1/2-ounce gold coins with a $10 face value. Unlike the Presidential $1 coins, First Spouse … [Read more...]

Presidential Dollar Coins: Little-Known Facts

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The Presidential Dollar Program has been around since early 2007.The U.S Mint has been producing one dollar coins -- each with the face of one of our former presidents. Four coins are to come out each year until all former presidents (non-living) have been minted on these new dollar coins.Here's more about these interesting dollar coins, plus info about the related First Spouse Coin Program... … [Read more...]