2009 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Proof Coin Anna Harrison (X30)
This is the first coin released in 2009 in the First Spouse Gold Coin Series and features Anna Harrison, who was the wife of William Henry Harrison. This coin is a one-half ounce 24-karat gold coin struck in proof condition, giving it a frosted foreground and a mirror-like background. The obverse features a portrait of Anna Harrison and the reverse depicts Anna Harrison sharing in her passion for teaching with students from her school. This coin is encapsulated and packaged in a custom-designed, highly polished, dome-chested, lacquered hardwood presentation case accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the Director of the United States Mint.
Mintage Limits: Mintage Limits:
The Anna Harrison First Spouse Gold Coins have a maximum mintage of 40,000 across all product options. The ratio of proof coins to uncirculated coins will be determined by customer demand within the total maximum issuance of 40,000.
Program Information: Program Information:
This marks the third year of the First Spouse Gold Coin Series, the United States Mint’s first coin series 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 White House. The coins are minted in proof and uncirculated condition and are available individually. Each First Spouse Gold Coin coincides with the release of the corresponding circulating Presidential $1 Coin. In 2009, the United States Mint will release five coins in the series, which include Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, Julia Tyler, Sarah Polk and Margaret Taylor.
The obverse of this coin was designed by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Associate Designer Donna Weaver and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Joseph Menna. The reverse was designed by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Master Designer Thomas Cleveland and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Charles Vickers.
Purchasing Information: Purchase Information:
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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, March 5, 2009, 12:00 noon (ET), shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored. Return Policy.