2007-W $10 Martha Washington First Spouse Gold Uncirculated Coin

The 2007-W $10 Martha Washington First Spouse Gold Uncirculated Coin was the debut strike of a new series created to honor 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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As Martha was the wife of the first President of the United States, George Washington, it was only fitting that her coin be the first to appear in the series. Subsequent coins were and are released in the order upon which the associated President served in office.

The entire First Spouse Gold Coin series are struck from 1/2 ounce of 24-karat gold to either proof or uncirculated condition. The series calls for the coins to be released at an approximate rate of four per year.

Additional 2007 First Spouse Gold Coins

Four coins were released in 2007 as part of the First Spouse Gold Coin Program. They 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

As indicated above with the Jefferson’s Liberty Coin, if a President served without a spouse, the mythical figure of Liberty will be used on the coin instead. Thomas Jefferson’s wife had passed away nineteen years before he took office.

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 Martha Washington coins on June 19, 2007. (Of note – the entire mintage sold out on release date.)

Issue Price

Initial price on the Martha Washington 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 Martha Washington is found on the obverse (heads side) of the coin and was designed and sculpted by Joseph Menna.

Susan Gamble designed the reverse (tails side) to show Mrs. Washington sewing a button on her husband’s coat. It was sculpted by Don Everhart.

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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