Home Gold U.S. Gold Coins First Spouse Gold Coins 2020-W $10 1/2 Oz Gold Barbara Bush First Spouse BU Coin NGC MS69 ER

2020-W $10 1/2 oz Gold Barbara Bush First Spouse BU Coin NGC MS69 Early Release

Pre-Sale Item This item is being pre-sold & has a delayed ship date as stated. Pricing on all pre-sale items may fluctuate during and after the pre-sale period. Price adjustments will not be made on your order after your purchase, regardless of price increase or decrease. Returns are not permitted, but exchanges can be made for the same exact item providing we have it in stock at the time of your request.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ORDERING PRE-SALE ITEMS WILL DELAY SHIPPING YOUR ORDER. If you wish to order other items and have them shipped separately, please place separate orders. For assistance call 1-800-362-9004.
Pre-Sale
2020-W $10 1/2 oz Gold Barbara Bush First Spouse BU Coin NGC MS69 ER

Buy It Now

SKU62018
***PRE-SALE ITEM***
SHIPPING BEGINS 09/21
Price: $1,524.00
Wire / eCheck: $1,479.04
+-
Free Shipping

Have Questions about this Item?

Enter your contact information below to alert one of our representatives and someone will contact you within 1 business day.

Why order this 2020-(W) Gold First Spouse Barbara Bush?

In 2007, the US Mint introduced the First Spouses collection to celebrate America's First Ladies. First Ladies have historically been extremely popular, more so than their husbands. According to tradition, though, the US does not strike coins with images of living people, as this is associated with monarchies. As such, this 2020 Barbara Bush is the first issue in the series since the 2016 Nancy Reagan. Part of a mintage of just 2,000 pieces, this coin was struck from 1/2 oz of .999 fine gold. It bears the "W" mint mark of the West Point Mint.

Heartwarming Barbara Bush Design

Designed by Benjamin Sowards and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill, the obverse features a portrait of Barbara Bush. The beloved First Lady looks directly into the eyes of the holder. Her name, "BARBARA BUSH," arches over her effigy, while her ordinal place in the line of First Spouses, "41ST," and the years that she held the post, "1989-1883," are inscribed below. Inscriptions to the left and right read, "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "LIBERTY 2020," respectively.

The reverse image celebrates Barbara Bush's role in her most important cause, literacy. John McGraw sculpted Barbara Fox's design for this face. Rich in symbolism, it consists of a person reading against a backdrop of a road, which leads to the horizon, where the sun is just beginning to emerge. The book represents literacy, education, and knowledge, while the road symbolizes the future. The sun expresses the promise of a brighter future. All of this is encircled by a rim frame in which there are several inscriptions. "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" spreads throughout the top half of the rim. From left to right, the inscriptions on the bottom half of the rim read, "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "$10," "1/2 OZ." and ".9999 FINE GOLD."

Virtually Flawless MS69 ER

The experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) awarded this coin their second highest grade, Mint State 69. To receive that grade, a coin must appear perfect to the unaided eye. NGC also certified this coin Early Releases. This designation applies to coins that were submitted for grading within 30 days of their mint release.

Buy this First Spouse 2020-(W) Gold Barbara Bush now.



This 2020-W $10 1/2 oz Gold Barbara Bush First Spouse BU Coin NGC MS69 ER is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:2020
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:W
Branch:West Point
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS69
Release Type:Early Releases
Finish:Mint State
Composition:Gold
Purity:0.9999
Display Weight:1/2 oz
Weight in Grams:15.5517 g
Weight in Ounces:0.5 oz
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States Legal Tender
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:10
Mintage:2,000
First Spouse Gold and Presidential Dollar Series Extended for President George H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush
MCM offers Fast, Free Domestic Shipping with no minimum and ships to over 40 countries around the world.  All Smart Ship eligible items are guaranteed to ship next business day.  All non-bullion items are covered by our 30-Day, No-Hassle Return Policy.