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2014 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Proof Coin – Lou Hoover (HP5)

2014 FS GOLD PROOF 1/2 OZ - HOOVER
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Mintage Limit: 10,000 across both product options
Product Limit: None
Household Order Limit: None
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Purchasing & Shipping

This is the third coin released in 2014 in the First Spouse Gold Coin Series and features Lou Hoover. It is a one-half ounce 24-karat gold coin minted with a proof finish, giving it a frosted foreground and a mirror-like background.

The obverse (heads) features a portrait of Lou Hoover.

The reverse (tails) Depicts a 1920s-era radio, representing Mrs. Hoover becoming the first, First Lady to deliver a public radio address to Americans.

This coin is encapsulated and packaged in a custom-designed, highly polished, dome-chested, lacquered hardwood presentation case and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

This marks the eighth year of the First Spouse Gold Coin Series, the United States Mint’s first coin program to feature our Nation’s first spouses. A minimum of four one-half ounce, $10 24-karat gold coins will be minted and released annually in the order the spouses served in the position.

The coins are minted in proof and uncirculated finishes and are available individually. Each First Spouse Gold Coin coincides with the release of the corresponding circulating Presidential $1 Coin.

In 2014, the United States Mint will release four coins in the series – Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, Lou Hoover and, Eleanor Roosevelt.

Specification NameSpecification Value
Coin Specifications
Denomination $10
Finish Proof
Composition 99.99% Gold
Diameter 1.043 inches
(26.50 mm)
Weight 0.5000 troy oz.
Thickness 0.074 inch
(1.88 mm)
Edge Reeded
Mint and Mint Mark West Point – W

Pricing: Pricing for the 2014 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Proof Coin – Lou Hoover is in accordance with the United States Mint pricing schedule for gold and platinum coins.

These products are priced according to the range in which they appear on the United States Mint Gold and Platinum Coin Pricing Grid.

Pricing for the 2014 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Proof Coin – Lou Hoover could vary weekly dependent upon the London Fix weekly average gold price.

Due to the possibility of pricing fluctuations, no mail orders will be accepted.

On-Sale Date: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, any order placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of August 14, 2014, at noon ET, shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.

Credit Card: If paying by credit card, please be sure your credit card information remains current to avoid any delays in processing your order. If your credit card has expired by the time of shipment, your order will be cancelled. To update credit card information after an order has been placed, you must call 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).

Shipping: Please allow one to two (1-2) weeks for shipping of in-stock products.