2010 Jane Pierce First Spouse Gold Coin

Jane Pierce First Spouse Gold Coin line art, obverse - Click to Enlarge

The Jane Pierce First Spouse Gold coins are the fifteenth in the series which started in 2007. Each coin is struck from 1/2 ounce of 24-karat gold to either proof or uncirculated condition. A bronze medal replica of the design is also created by the Mint.

Opposed to her husband's political ambitions for years, Jane actually fainted upon hearing the news of his nomination for President. Her grief was further enhanced when, two months before his inauguration as President, their only surviving child was killed in a freak train accident. Jane never fully recovered from his death.

A maximum of 40,000 Jane Pierce coins will be struck across all product options.

Jane Pierce Gold Coin Design

Jane Pierce First Spouse Gold Coin line art, reverse - Click to Enlarge

Obverse design: Jane Pierce's portrait on the obverse was designed by Donna Weaver and sculpted by Don Everhart. Around the portrait are the inscriptions "JANE PIERCE ," "14TH 1853-1857," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "LIBERTY," "2010" and the mintmark "W."

Reverse design: The reverse showcases Jane sitting in the visitor's gallery of the Old Senate Chamber of the US Capitol listening to a debate. Also shown are the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA", "E PLURIBUS UNUM", "$10", "1/2 OZ.", and ".9999 PURE GOLD."

Coin Specifications & Information

Mint Facility: West Point
Face Value: $10
Date: 2010
Condition: Proof, Uncirculated
Composition: 24-karat (.9999 pure) gold
Standard Weight: 15.554 g
Standard Diameter: 26.49 mm
Thickness: 1.88 mm
Edge: Reeded
Authorizing Law: Public Law 109-145
Obverse Design: Donna Weaver/Don Everhart
Reverse Design: Donna Weaver/Charles Vickers

Product Availability

Release Date: June 2010
Release Price: Price Subject to Weekly Gold Average
Mintage Limits: 40,000 across all product options
Order Limits: Unlimited
Sales: See US Mint Sales Figures
Sold Out Date:  
Sold In: proof, uncirculated, medal
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