Jacqueline Kennedy Gold Coins; Popular News

Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coins - Proof and Uncirculated
Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coins – Proof and Uncirculated

Collectible proof and uncirculated 2015-W $10 Jacqueline Kennedy Gold Coins go on sale this Thursday, June 25.

The pair are limited to a combined maximum of 30,000 coins with the ratio of proof to uncirculated determined by collector demand. Struck in one-half ounce of 24-karat gold at the U.S. Mint in West Point, recent spousal coins have had trouble reaching sales of just a few thousand … but then they haven’t featured Jacqueline Kennedy, who ranks as one of the most popular First Ladies and is admired by many. There’s a higher degree of anticipation for these issues.

Prices for the two coins will be established on Wednesday, based on the latest 7-day average of London gold, and their price can change weekly. Current prices of already released spousal coins are based on an average of the precious metal that sits within the range of $1,150.00 to $1,199.99 an ounce. Today, the proofs are $790 and the uncirculated issues are $770.

When launched at noon ET on Thursday, Jacqueline Kennedy gold coins will be available from the Mint’s spousal webpage found here.

We’ll talk more about the coins on their release day. This week we’ll also discuss designs for the Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins. Until then, here are last week’s five most read articles:

  1. US Mint 2016 Centennial Gold Coin Mock-Ups – On Wednesday, June 17, the United States Mint unveiled mock-up images of 24-karat gold coins to commemorate the centennial designs of the 1916 Mercury dime, 1916 Standing Liberty quarter, and 1916 Walking Liberty half-dollar. The 1916-dated coins have a 90% silver composition. In 2016, the Mint is planning on issuing versions bearing the same 100-year old designs but struck to weights of 1/10 oz. gold for the dime, 1/4 oz. gold for the quarter, and 1/2 oz. gold for the half-dollar.

  2. Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins Proposed – Legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks coins in 2019 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon. Proposed gold, silver and clad coins would be curved similar to the popular 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins, bear a common obverse design selected by competition, share a reverse depiction of the famed photo of Buzz Aldrin on the moon, and feature unique edges.

  3. Woman’s Portrait on $10 Bill, US Treasury Announces – Spawning a flurry of interest, the U.S. Treasury Department announced earlier this week that a woman will be featured on the $10 Federal Reserve note. The announcement came from Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. The changes will appear as part of the redesign process for the $10 bill and is scheduled to be unveiled in 2020.

  4. 2015 $2 Triple Deuce Sets Offer Matching Serial Numbers – The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is now accepting orders for its limited 2015 $2 Triple Deuce Set with its three $2 notes bearing matching serial numbers beginning with “2015.” Limited to 3,000 worldwide, sets are priced at $59.95 — $5 more than last year’s set which sold out within days.

  5. John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Coins in Rolls, Bags and Boxes – Today, June 18, the United States Mint released the third of four 2015 Presidential dollars. Honoring John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States who served from 1961 to 1963, the dollars are available in rolls, bags and boxes at prices ranging from $32.95 to $275.95. Every year the U.S. Mint releases four dollars as a part of the annual Presidential $1 Coin series that kicked off in 2007 and ends next year.

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