Anna Harrison First Spouse Gold Coin Coming March 5

by admin on February 25, 2009

in Release Dates

Anna Harrison coinSales of 2009 Anna Harrison First Spouse Gold Coins will begin Thursday, March 5, the United States Mint said in a press release Wednesday.

The $10 coins are struck in one-half ounce, 24-karat gold and will be sold in proof and uncirculated versions beginning at noon ET.

The obverse or heads side of the commemorative features the portrait of Anna Harrison, the wife of the ninth U.S. President, William Henry Harrison. It was designed by Donna Weaver and sculpted by Joseph Menna.

The reverse features Anna sharing her passion for teaching students. It was designed by Thomas Cleveland and sculpted by Charles Vicker.

Like each set in the series, the total mintage is set at 40,000 across both options. The Mint increased prices for First Spouse Coins on Wednesday. As long as gold does not fluctuate greatly below $950 an ounce or above $1,000 an ounce for the next several days, the proof version will be listed for $654 and the uncirculated for $641.

Bronze medal versions will be available for $3.50.

For more information, including a biogphrapy of Anna, click Anna Harrison First Spouse Gold Coins.


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