2014 Grace Coolidge First Spouse Gold Coin Release

by TheCoinKeeper on July 18, 2014

Grace-Coolidge-gold-first-spouse-coinOn July 17, 2014, the United States Mint began selling the 2014 Grace Coolidge First Spouse Gold Coin. This is the second coin in a series that's been released in 2014. The 2014 Florence Harding First Spouse Gold Coin was just released last week.

On the obverse side of the coin, there is a design that portrays First Lady Grace Coolidge. The design was created by Joel Iskowitz, and it was engraved by Phebe Hemphill. Underneath the First Ladies portrait is the inscription, " 30th and 1923-1929." This indicates the presidential order and the term that Grace Coolidge served.

Grace-Coolidge-gold-first-spouse-coin-reverseThe design on the reverse side of the gold coin represents the deaf community and sign language. There are three hands in the image that are signing the letters for USA. Underneath the hands is the inscription "USA." An image of the White House is seen in the background. The clients 1/2 ounce and .9999 fine gold purity is indicated around the outer edge of the image as well as the inscription, " United States of America."

Pricing for the 2014 Grace Coolidge First Spouse Gold Coin is said that it hundred $845 for the uncirculated coin and it hundred $865 if you're in the market for the proof version. These prices will fluctuate if spot gold prices change. The Mint figures the cost of the coins based on a weekly average price for gold.

The combined total of 10,000 pieces is the maximum mintage set for this coin. Customer demand will determine the number of uncirculated and proof coins that are struck.

The Florence Harding coin received sales of 1,481 coins initially which included 574 uncirculated 907 proof versions. This is a lower amount when compared to the Edith Wilson coin which was released before the Florence Harding coin. Sales for the Edith Wilson gold coin were 1,970. What you think the initial sales for the Grace Coolidge coin will be? Possibly, it will be lower due to the fact that this coin is being released so close to the last First Spouse Gold Coin.

There's plenty of time to buy this gold coin, but the price of gold has been volatile lately. If it goes up, the cost of this coin will head higher too.

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The United States Mint began selling six versions of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame coin on March 27, 2014. The one dollar variety came in silver uncirculated and silver proof versions. Gold was also available in uncirculated and proof finishes. The fourth and fifth versions were uncirculated and proof clad coins.

Here's some eye candy for five of the versions.

2014-baseball-hall-of-fame-silver-uncirculated-coin-reverse 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Uncirculated Silver Commemorative Dollar Coin - Reverse

These coins have been curved so that they resemble the shapes of a Baseball and glove. With the combination of Baseball, a uniquely curved coin and affordable pricing, it's not surprising that the gold and silver versions sold out quickly. It only took one day for the gold coins to disappear and 13 days for the silver versions.

A total of 50,000 units was available for the five dollar denominated gold coins. They quickly sold out and began commanding prices in the $700 range on eBay. Initial prices were $424.75 for the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Proof $5 Gold Coin (B31) and $419.75 for the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Uncirculated $5 Gold Coin (B32.)

This link will take you to the current prices for the Baseball Hall of Fame coins on eBay.

400,000 units was set as the maximum mintage for the combination of silver proof and uncirculated dollar coins. Pricing was $51.95 for the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Proof Silver Dollar (B33) and $47.95 for the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Uncirculated Silver Dollar (B34.) On Wednesday, April 9, 2014, the Mint declared a sellout for these two versions. 400,000 units had been sold. EBay sales for the coins range in price from the $65 range to the high $80 range, and presales for graded coins have sold in the amounts of $129 for a PF69 NGC proof and over $200 for a PF70 NGC Proof.

Check this link to see where the prices are currently at.

The last two versions available are the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Proof Clad Half-Dollar (B35) and the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Uncirculated Clad Half-Dollar (B36.) As of this writing, these two versions of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame coins are still available. Priced at $19.95 for the proof and $18.95 for the uncirculated, they have maximum mintage of 700,000 combined units.

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