Medals

Pearl Harbor 70th Anniversary Commemorative Gold SetThe Pearl Harbor Survivors Association authorized the Royal Hawaiian Mint to issue three medals in gold, silver and bronze to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

The medals will be issued during a "Year of Remembrance" leading up to the 70th anniversary from December 7, 2010 to December 7, 2011 […]

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The United States Mint launched the Jane Pierce First Spouse Gold Coins on Thursday, June 3, at 12 Noon (Eastern). These 24-karat gold coins are struck to honor the former First Lady who was married to the fourteenth President of the United States Franklin Pierce. Jane Pierce First Spouse Gold Coins (Proof and Uncirculated) – Click to […]

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Collectors will now pay a few dollars more for 3-inch, 1.5-inch and 1.3125-inch bronze medals made and sold by the United States Mint. The US Mint, as mandated by law, produces a variety of medals ranging from Presidential, First Spouse, Historical, Humanitarian, Cultural and Military. The 1.3125-inch First Spouse bronze medals were the first to […]

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The United States Mint on Friday released the Millard and Abigail Fillmore Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Metal Set for a price of $11.95. The combination marks the first release in 2010 and the fourteenth since the Presidential dollar and First Spouse coin programs began in 2007. As described in the product name, the […]

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The Abigail Fillmore First Spouse Gold Coins are the first of the spouse series to appear in 2010. They are, however, fourteenth in the series as a whole.

Abigail Fillmore First Spouse Gold Coins
Abigail Fillmore First Spouse Gold Proof and Uncirculated Coin – Click to Enlarge

The United States Mint placed the 24 karat, 1/2 ounce gold coins on sale today at noon ET. The collector proof version is priced at $729.00 while the uncirculated option is listed for $716.00. These prices can change weekly depending on the weekly average of the London gold fix.

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In recognition of their heroic service over sixty-plus years ago, the Congressional Gold Medal was given to Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of World War II this past Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at a ceremony held in Emancipation Hall at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Congressional Gold Medal […]

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2009 was a banner year for anyone interested in the 16th President of the United States, and especially for those who collect coins. The four newly designed 2009 Lincoln Cents and the two Bicentennial Lincoln Silver Dollars were huge hits. 2010 promises to be exciting as well for collectors with the new 2010 Lincoln cent […]

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The United States Mint on Thursday launched the Zachary and Margaret Taylor Presidential $1 Dollar Coin & First Spouse Medal Set for a price of $8.95, plus shipping and handling. Marking the fifth and final issues this year and the thirteenth since the product line began in 2007, the set includes an uncirculated Zachary Taylor […]

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A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd are delighted to announce that they have been chosen to auction the extensive collection of Renaissance and later medals formed by the New York connoisseur and fine art collector, Michael Hall. The Michael Hall collection comprises in excess of 2000 items, making it by far the largest sale of […]

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The United States Mint on Thursday issued collector proof an uncirculated 2009 Margaret Taylor First Spouse Gold Coins for the respective prices of $754 and $741. The coins are the thirteenth in a series of commemoratives designed to honor former first ladies of the United States.

2009 Margaret Taylor First Spouse Gold Coins
Margaret Taylor First Spouse Gold Coins, Proof and Uncirculated Options – Click to Enlarge

The coins for Margaret Taylor feature a portrait of her on the obverse (heads side) that was designed by Phebe Hemphill and sculpted by Charles L. Vickers. The reverse (tails side) was designed by Mary Beth Zeitz and sculpted by Jim Licaretz. It features a younger Margaret providing comfort to a wounded soldier while her husband was engaged in the Seminole War.

Each contains 1/2 ounces of 24-karat, .9999 fine gold, includes the "W" mint mark denoting their production at the US Mint facility in West Point, and has a face value of $10.

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