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First Spouse coins to debut as set

Though the first day of sales for Martha Washington is still a mystery, the First Spouse gold coins are about to make their debut.
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Though the first day of sales for Martha Washington is still a mystery, the First Spouse gold coins are about to make their debut.

The series of half-ounce gold pieces honor the wives of Presidents and are issued at the same pace as the Presidential dollars, which are being released four coins per year.

A set of four First Spouse coins is being offered to participants of the Mint?s subscription program for $1,675.95 per delivery, but the Mint notes that the price is subject to change.

Each coin is .9999 fine (24 karat) gold and has a maximum mintage of 40,000 pieces. Delivery of the set to subscribers is projected to be some time in June. The box will follow in August.