The 2014 First Spouse Bronze Four-Medal set was on
sale from the United
States Mint for less than a month before it sold out.
Adam Stump, deputy director of the Mint’s Office of Corporate
Communications, said Dec. 4 that the set was considered sold out and
no longer available on Nov. 19.
A total of 7,500 sets were sold. The set went on sale Oct. 23.
Collectors wanting to obtain an intact set as packaged and sold by
the Mint will have to pay a premium on the secondary market.
The First Spouse medals depict an obverse portrait of each first
spouse, with the reverse bearing a design reflective of the first
spouse’s contributions to society.
The 2014 medals feature:
➤ Florence Harding — The reverse depicts multiple facets of Mrs.
Harding’s life, including stylized ballots and ballot box, camera and torch.
➤ Grace Coolidge — The reverse depicts hands finger-spelling the
letters USA in American Sign Language against the White House.
➤ Lou Hoover — The reverse features a late 1920s radio, representing
Mrs. Hoover’s first public radio address as first lady, the first to
➤ Anna Eleanor Roosevelt — The reverse portrays Mrs. Roosevelt’s
right hand lighting a candle. A glowing light rises over a stylized
graphic of the horizon.
The 1.3125-inch Roosevelt and Hoover medals are still available from
the Mint packaged in sets, with each respective husband’s Presidential dollar.
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