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2011-W Lucretia Garfield First Spouse Gold Proof $10 NGC PF70 UC

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2011-W Lucretia Garfield First Spouse Gold Proof $10 NGC PF70 UC

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Why purchase this perfectly graded 2011-W First Spouse Gold Proof coin honoring Lucretia Garfield?

The Lucretia Garfield proof represents the twenty-first release of the U.S. Mint's outstanding First Spouse series, and the final design of the series issued in 2011. The complete series features forty-one designs, released over the span of ten years, 2007-2016. This exquisite proof honoring Mrs. Garfield, wife of 20th U.S. President James A. Garfield, was struck at the U.S. Mint's West Point facility from 1/2 Troy oz. of .9999 fine gold. Final mintage of the stunning 26.5 mm diameter proof is reported to be 3,653.

Elegant Portrait of First Lady Lucretia Garfield

The obverse, designed by Barbara Fox, features a beautiful lifelike portrait of First Lady Lucretia Garfield. Inscribed "LUCRETIA GARFIELD," "IN GOD WE TRUST," "LIBERTY 2011 W" and "20th 1881."

The reverse, designed Michael Gaudioso, illustrates Mrs. Garfield's well-known interest in the arts, portraying the First Lady seated with palette in hand, as she brushes paint onto a canvas. Inscribed "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "$10," "1/2 OZ." and ".9999 FINE GOLD."

Flawless Proof 70 Ultra Cameo

This perfectly struck 2011-W $10 First Spouse Lucretia Garfield Gold Proof is graded Proof 70 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). For the exceptional contrast between the frosted design elements and the highly polished mirrored fields, the proof is designated Ultra Cameo (UC). The gorgeous coin is encapsulated in an NGC holder with grading label, protecting its flawless condition.

This magnificent Lucretia Garfield Gold Proof belongs in your First Spouse collection!

Year of Issue:2011
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:W
Branch:West Point
Grading Service:NGC
Display Weight:1/2 oz
Weight in Grams:15.5516 g
Weight in Ounces:0.5 oz
Diameter:26.49 mm
Thickness:1.88 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Obverse Design:Lucretia Garfield portrait
Reverse Design:Lucretia Garfield painting
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Barbara Fox and Phebe Hemphill
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Michael Gaudioso