Sarah Polk

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 […]


James K. Polk and Sarah Polk Presidential Dollar & First Spouse Medal Sets launched Thursday at noon ET and are available at the United States Mint Web site for a price of $8.95, plus shipping and handling. Marking the fourth issue of the product series this year and the twelfth since it began in 2007, […]


At 12 Noon (Eastern) today, the United States Mint launched the Sarah Polk First Spouse Gold Coins. Struck from 24-carat gold, these commemoratives honor Sarah who served as First Lady to James Polk, eleventh President of the United States.

Sarah Polk First Spouse Gold Coins

Marking the twelfth design in the series of First Spouse coins, the Polk coins are available in either proof or uncirculated condition. The proof will start selling for $654 with the uncirculated available for $641.

These prices are subject to change weekly based on the Mint’s pricing policy which links the market price of gold to the selling price for the precious metal coins. (For more information, see First Spouse Coins Price Grid.) A bronze medal in the likeness of the Sarah Polk gold coins will also be available for $3.50.

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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 […]