Julia Tyler

A five-medal set of the 1 5/16" 2009 First Spouse Bronze Medals has been released by the US Mint today. The set became available at 12 Noon ET and contains bronzes that bear the likeness of the First Spouse Gold coins which were released throughout 2009. (Margaret Taylor First Spouse Gold Coins were issued today […]

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John and Julia Tyler Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Sets were launched Tuesday at noon ET by the United States Mint for $8.95 each, plus shipping and handling. Included for the price is an uncirculated Tyler Presidential Dollar and a 1/15 inch Julia Tyler Bronze Medal. The set is the third released this […]

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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.

Julia Tyler First Spouse Gold Coins

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.

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The United States Mint today revealed the 2009 First Spouse Gold Coin designs. The five one-half ounce $10 gold coins feature images portraying presidential spouses Anna Harrison, Letitia and Julia Tyler (first and second wives), Sarah Polk, and Margaret Taylor. The gold, 24-karat (.9999-fine) coins enters their third year of production. They began in 2007 […]

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