2007-W $10 Abigail Adams First Spouse Gold Uncirculated Coin

The 2007-W $10 Abigail Adams First Spouse Gold Uncirculated Coin was the second coin of the series dedicated to the spouses of the former Presidents of the United States.

Mintage: 40,000 maximum across all product options
Ending Sales Date: 19 Jun 2007
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Coins in the series are struck to either proof or uncirculated condition from 1/2 ounce of .9999 fine (24-karat) gold. Each features a face value of $10 but the coin’s intrinsic value is worth much more.

The coin honoring Abigail appeared second in the series because she was married to John Adams, the second President of the United States.

Additional 2007 First Spouse Gold Coins

Typically, four coins were and are issued annually in the program. The four appearing 2007 were:

  • 2007-W Martha Washington First Spouse Gold Coin
  • 2007-W Abigail Adams First Spouse Gold Coin
  • 2007-W Jefferson’s Liberty First Spouse Gold Coin
  • 2007-W Dolley Madison First Spouse Gold Coin

The authorizing legislation for the coins dictates that if the President served without a spouse, an image of the mythical figure of Liberty will be used on the coin instead. This was the case for the above Jefferson’s Liberty Coin. Thomas Jefferson’s wife had passed away almost two decades before he assumed the office of President.

Issue Information

Each First Spouse Gold Coin is struck from 1/2 ounce of 24-karat gold (.9999 fine).

Release Date

The US Mint released the Abigail Adams coins on June 19, 2007. (Of note – the entire mintage sold out on release date.)

Issue Price

Initial price on the Abigail Adams Uncirculated Coin was $410.95.

U.S. Mint Production Facility

A "W" mintmark on the design indicates that each coin was struck at the US Mint’s facility in West Point.

Designer & Sculptor

A portrait of Abigail Adams is found on the obverse (heads side) of the coin. It was designed and sculpted by Joseph Menna.

The reverse (tails side), designed by Thomas Cleveland and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill, shows a younger Abigail writing a letter to her husband.

Coin Specifications

Face Value: $10
Finish: Uncirculated
Composition: .9999 fine gold
Standard Weight: 0.5000 troy oz. or 15.554g
Standard Diameter: 1.043 inches or 26.49 mm
Edge: Reeded

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