The First Lady Lucretia Garfield gold coin is the final of the First Spouse series that first hit the market in 2007. These coins have had high and low mintages. Each coins in the series is made of .9999 (24 karat) gold and weighs 1/2 troy ounce.
The 2011 Lucretia Garfield First Spouse gold coin was struck at the West Point Mint.
The obverse, designed by Barbara Fox, features an incredibly lifelike forward facing portrait of First Lady Lucretia Garfield. Inscribed "LUCRETIA GARFIELD", "IN GOD WE TRUST", "LIBERTY 2011 W", and "20th 1881."
Mrs. Garfield is depicted seated before an easel on the reverse, with a pallet held in her left hand, while brushing a canvas with her right. The image designed Michael Gaudioso includes the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA", "E PLURIBUS UNUM", "$10", "1/2 OZ.", and ".9999 FINE GOLD".
This coin is available from our firm in a Mint State 70, graded by NGC.