John Quincy Adams Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set Released

by on September 4, 2008 · 1 comment

John Quincy Adams Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Medal Set John Quincy Adam United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin and Louisa Adams First Spouse Medal Sets are now available and priced at $7.95 each.

The set was released Wednesday, September 3, and includes an uncirculated John Quincy Adam Presidential dollar coin and a bronze medal bearing the likeness of the Louisa Adams First Spouse gold coin.

According to the Mint website,


The coin and medal are held in a durable plastic card enhanced with beautiful representations of the President and first spouse’s portraits, with issuance information on the back.


John Quincy Adam dollars were the second $1 coins released in 2008, and the sixth in the Presidential series, as he was the sixth President, serving from 1825-1829.

John Quincy Adam’s life was one of distinction and commitment to public service.

  • Harvard graduate and lawyer
  • Married to Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams
  • Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1802, and six years later President Madison appointed him Minister to Russia
  • Was James Monroe’s Secretary of State, arranging with England for the joint occupation of the Oregon country, and obtained from Spain the cession of the Floridas
  • Helped formulate the Monroe Doctrine
  • He was the first President who was the son of a President (John Adams)
  • Served for 17 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, after his Presidency
  • Introduced many petitions to abolish slavery and the slave trade
  • Died on Feb. 23, 1848, two days after collapsing on the House floor from a stroke

In the coming months, the remaining Presidential coin and Spouse sets for 2008 will be offered:

  • Andrew Jackson/Jackson Liberty
  • and Martin Van Buren/Van Buren Liberty

Ordering Information

The set may be ordered through the U.S. Mint page:

United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – John Quincy Adams (XO2)

A complete listing of U.S. Mint products with John Quincy Adam coins are available at:

2008 John Quincy Adam

Orders may also be placed using the Mint’s toll free number 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers may place orders and inquiries through TTY at 1-888-321-MINT (6468).

For more information regarding the gold coin series, visit the U.S. Mint or the CoinNews sister site about First Spouse Gold Coins.

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otto cruz November 5, 2013 at 10:45 am

i have a coin from 1825 from the 6 president of usa john quincy adams i want to know the price.

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