2010 Mary Todd Lincoln First Spouse Gold Coin

Mary Lincoln First Spouse Gold Coin line-art, Obverse - Click to Enlarge

The Mary Todd Lincoln First Spouse coin honors the wife of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.

A maximum of 40,000 of the Mary Lincoln coins will be struck across all product options to either proof or uncirculated condition. Bronze medal replicas of the coin will also be issued. Each coin is created from 1/2 ounce of .9999 fine 24-karat gold.

Mary Lincoln is seen as a tragic figure when it comes to first spouses. Not only did she serve during one of the darkest times in American history, the American Civil War, but she also lost her husband who was assassinated as he sat right beside her during a theatrical performance.


Mary Lincoln Gold Coin Design

Mary Lincoln First Spouse Gold Coin line-art, Reverse - Click to Enlarge

Obverse design: A classic portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln is seen on the obverse. It was designed and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill. Circling the portrait are the inscriptions 'MARY TODD LINCOLN," "16TH," 1861-1865," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "2010" and the mintmark "W."

Reverse design: Mary Lincoln is seen visiting wounded Union soldiers on the reverse of her coin. It was designed by Joel Iskowitz. 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: Phebe Hemphill
Reverse Design: Joel Iskowitz/Phebe Hemphill

Product Availability

Release Date: December 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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