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Martin Van Buren’s Liberty First Spouse gold coin and a bronze medal replica are now available from the United States Mint. The 1/2-ounce gold proof and uncirculated versions are priced at $549.95 and $524.95, respectively. Both have a face value of $10, are composed of 24-karat gold, and have an overall mintage limit of 40,000.

Martin Van Buren First Spouse gold coin

A bronze medal bearing the likeness of Van Buren’s Liberty coin is also available for $3.50.

Dubbed "The Red Fox of Kinderhook" for his red hair, political acumen and birthplace in New York, Martin Van Buren was the eighth President of the United States. America was prosperous when Van Buren took office, but less than three months later the panic of 1837 occurred and was quickly followed by a five-year depression. Van Buren was voted out of office, making him the third president to serve only one term.

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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 […]

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Jackson Liberty First Spouse gold coins will be available from the United States Mint on Thursday, August 28. The 1/2-ounce proof and uncirculated versions are priced at $619.95 and $599.95, respectively. Both versions have a face value of $10, are composed of 24-karat gold, and have a total mintage of 40,000.

Jackson Liberty First Spouse gold proof and uncirculated coins

The current prices are the same as the Louisa Adams and Elizabeth Monroe spouse gold coins, even though gold has come down in price recently. (See live spot bullion prices.) Ironically, the 2007 Dolley Madison proof and uncirculated versions are still available and priced at $529.95 and $509.95, respectively.

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New features, including online streaming video commentary from Collectors Universe President and Co-Founder David Hall have been added to the Professional Coin Grading Service’s authoritative Rare Coin Price Guide at www.PCGS.com/prices.  All of the information is available free to the public. The price guide includes the PCGS3000™ Coin Market Summary that tracks the values of […]

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The James Monroe United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin and Elizabeth Monroe First Spouse Medal Set is now available for a price of $7.95. The set was released Wednesday, August 6, and includes an uncirculated Monroe Presidential dollar coin and a bronze medal bearing the likeness of the Elizabeth Monroe First Spouse gold coin. James […]

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2008 First Spouse gold coins and bronze medals honoring Louisa Adams may be purchased from the United States Mint Thursday, May 28. The Louisa Adams gold coins are the second for 2008 and sixth in the First Spouse Gold Coin Series – a series that started off blazing hot, but have drastically cooled due to prices and demand.

United States Mint artist renderings of the Louisa Adams First Spouse Gold Coins

Martha Washington, Abigail Adams and Jefferson’s Liberty First Spouse gold coins flew of the Mint shelves and sold at records speeds — within hours of their availability.

The fourth and fifth coins — Dolley Madison and Elizabeth Monroe — sputtered. Their demand in the secondary market cooled and the high price of gold made buying them a larger obstacle.

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Gold prices are currently down and they have been since the metal’s high of $1030.80 exactly two weeks ago. New York spot gold at 1:30 p.m. (ET) today was at $916.70 an ounce. While expectations could very well be that gold will eventually climb back and set fresh records, is the United States Mint remiss […]

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The 2008 First Spouse gold coins and bronze medal honoring Elizabeth Monroe are now on sale by the United States Mint. The Monroe gold coins are the first for 2008 and fifth in the First Spouse Gold Coin Series – a series that started off blazing hot.

Elizabeth Monroe First Spouse Gold Coins

The first three spousal coins were on fire and sold out within hours of their release. Secondary markets through eBay and the likes could not hold enough of the coins and their resell values were through the roof.

The market for spousal coins started teetering before the Dolley Madison gold coins were released. The Elizabeth Monroe coins are attractive collector coins and it will be interesting to see how, if at all, the market for the series will change with their release. As of late, volatile gold prices throws in an extra air of unpredictability.

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The latest quarter from the 50 State Quarters® Program is now available. The Wyoming commemorative quarters officially bucked out of the U.S. Mint doors just yesterday. Or, stated without the intended humor, they’ve been moved into daily circulation. If you’re worried you won’t be able to find any, you can also directly purchase the quarters […]

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