2007-W $10 Jefferson’s Liberty First Spouse Gold Proof Coin
The 2007-W $10 Jefferson’s Liberty First Spouse Gold Proof Coin is the third coin issued in a series struck to honor the spouses of the former Presidents of the United States.
|Mintage: 40,000 maximum across all product options
Ending Sales Date: 30 Aug 2007
Authorizing Coin Law
U.S. Mint Online Site
Atypical for the series, this coin does not actually honor a person. This is because Thomas Jefferson (the third President of the United States) was a widower of nineteen years when he assumed the office of President. The authorizing legislation for the series dictates that in an instance like this, the mythical figure of Liberty be used instead.
Each First Spouse Gold Coin is struck from 1/2 ounce of 24-karat gold to either proof or uncirculated condition.
Additional 2007 First Spouse Gold Coins
A total of four coins were issued in the First Spouse Gold Coin series in 2007. The coins included:
- 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
Typically four coins are issued per year. However, if a president had two spouses while in office, both will be honored on separate coins resulting in some years with more than four coins issued in the series.
Each First Spouse Gold Coin is struck from 1/2 ounce of 24-karat gold (.9999 fine).
The US Mint released the Jefferson’s Liberty coins on August 30, 2007. (Of note – the entire mintage sold out on release date.)
Initial price on the Jefferson’s Liberty Proof Coin was $429.95.
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
The obverse (heads side) of the coin shows an image of Liberty first seen on the Draped Bust Half Cent which appeared from 1800-1808. It was originally designed by Robert Scot and re-sculpted by Phebe Hemphill.
Designed and sculpted by Charles Vickers, the reverse (tails side) shows an image of Thomas Jefferson’s Monument.
|Composition:||.9999 fine gold|
|Standard Weight:||0.5000 troy oz. or 15.554g|
|Standard Diameter:||1.043 inches or 26.49 mm|
- 2007-W $10 Jefferson’s Liberty First Spouse Gold Uncirculated Coin
- 2007 Jefferson $1 Coin and Medal Set