2012 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Proof Coin – Alice Paul and the Suffrage Movement

Posted on 10/16/2012

The US Mint releases the first 2012 First Spouse Gold Coin series.

[Washington, DC] – In 2007, the United States Mint began honoring our Nation’s first spouses on gold coins and bronze medals. This tradition continues with the 2012 First Spouse Gold Coin Series. The first coin released in 2012 honors Alice Paul and the Suffrage Movement.* It features Alice Paul with the inscription SUFFRAGIST on the obverse and pays homage to the advocacy for women’s voting rights on the reverse. Offered in one-half ounce 24-karat gold proof and uncirculated qualities, this coin is available today. Order now!

*For President Arthur, who served without a spouse, Pub. L.109-145 provides for a design incorporating the name and likeness of Alice Paul, leading suffrage movement strategist, and a reverse design representative of the suffrage movement.

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