Sales by the United
States Mint of Proof and Uncirculated 2016-W Patricia Nixon First
Spouse gold $10 coins are scheduled to begin at noon Eastern Time Feb. 18.
The maximum combined mintage of the half-ounce .9999 fine gold Proof
and Uncirculated versions is 10,000 coins. Pricing for the coins, tied
to the spot price of gold and subject to change, is expected to be
posted on the Mint's website by the day before sales start.
The obverse portrait of Mrs. Nixon was designed by U.S. Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist Richard Masters and sculptured by a United
States Mint sculptor-engraver, Donald Everhart II.
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The reverse design features stylized figures standing hand in hand
surrounding a globe, symbolizing Mrs. Nixon’s commitment to
volunteerism around the world. The reverse, also designed by Masters,
was sculptured by a U.S. Mint medallic sculptor, Jim Licaretz.
Pricing for the 2016 First Spouse series gold coins is in accordance
with the U.S. Mint pricing schedule for gold and platinum coins, which
is figured according to the Mint's Gold and Platinum Coin Pricing Grid.