Julia Tyler First Spouse Gold Coins launched today at noon. The coins mark the eleventh in a series honoring First Ladies of the United States.
Each coin is struck from 1/2 ounce of 24-karat gold from the United States Mint at West Point. Proof and uncirculated versions are available, with a maximum mintage of 40,000 across both options. The exact ratio of proof to uncirculated are determined by customer demand.
Julia was the second wife of President John Tyler. His first wife, Letitia, had passed away while he was in office. (The US Mint released Letitia Tyler Gold Coins in July.) Julia was 30 years younger than the President, but a romance started to blossom a few months after Letitia's passing.