Proof and Uncirculated versions of the 2015-W Jacqueline
Kennedy First Spouse $10 gold coins will be offered for sale from
the U.S. Mint
beginning at noon Eastern Time June 25.
The issue is limited to a maximum combined authorization of 30,000
Proof and Uncirculated coins. Customer orders will dictate how the
mintage will be divided.
The obverse portrait of Mrs. Kennedy was designed by U.S. Mint Artistic Infusion Program Artist Susan Gamble and sculptured by U.S. Mint
Medallic Sculptor Phebe Hemphill.
The coin's reverse was designed by AIP Artist Benjamin Sowards and sculptured by U.S. Mint
Medallic Sculptor Jim Licaretz.
The reverse features the saucer magnolia, which Mrs. Kennedy chose
to be planted both in the White House garden and near the eternal flame at the grave of her husband,
President John F. Kennedy, at Arlington
National Cemetery. The petals in the design span a globe, their
tips connecting to locations of some of her most notable diplomatic visits.
Pricing for the half-ounce, .9999 fine gold coins, subject to change
weekly, is based upon the U.S. Mint's pricing grid for coins containing precious
metals. Pricing for the Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse gold coins
will be announced close to the on-sale date.
Both the Proof and Uncirculated gold coins are struck at the West Point Mint.
The same designs sans coin inscriptions will appear on 1.3125-inch
bronze medals that the U.S. Mint will offer individually and as part
of several numismatic sets.
The bronze medals are struck at the Philadelphia Mint, but do not bear the
facility's P Mint mark.
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