2016 First Spouse $10 Gold: 1969–1974 Patricia Nixon


The 2016 First Spouse $10 Gold - Patricia Nixon (1969–1974)

Patricia Ryan "Pat" Nixon was the wife of 37th President Richard Nixon. The coin was issued in 2016.

Patricia Nixon was born Thelma Catherine Ryan in Ely, Nevada on March 16, 1912. Patricia graduated from University of Southern California, paying for herself by working multiple part-time jobs. She met lawyer Richard Nixon and they married in 1940. She gave President Nixon her full support and at the time became the most travelled First Lady in history, many of her visits were a first. She died on June 22, 1993, aged 81.

The coin was designed by Richard Masters, Artistic Infusion Program.

The Obverse shows a portrait of Patricia Nixon.

The Reverse shows stylized figures standing hand-in-hand surrounding a globe, recognising Mrs. Nixon's commitment to volunteerism around the world.

Images from United States Mint.


Mintage: Not known
Minted at US Mint - West Point.
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General Description: First Spouse $10 Gold Coins
Following the same schedule as the Presidential $1 Coins, the First Spouse gold half-ounce $10 coins honour the first spouse of each President. Where the President does not have a spouse, then an image of Liberty from that time period is used on the Obverse. Images from the life of the Presidential term are used on the Reverse.

The program started in 2007. Each coin is ½oz of 0.999 gold and available as a bullion or as a Proof coin. They were minted at the West Point Mint.

  • Denomination: $10
  • Weight: ½ oz
  • Metal: .9999 Fine Gold
  • Diameter: 26.49 mm / 1.041 inches
  • Thickness: 1.88 mm / 0.074 inches
Which Mint: US Mint - West Point
Founded in 1792, The US Mint is the United State's sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage. This is the U.S. Mint West Point Facility, New York. Mintmark: W.
Country of Origin: United States of America
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a constitutional federal republic composed of 50 states. It's currency is the Dollar (USD $1) and that is equivalent to 100 cents.

The United States mints many famous coins in gold, silver and lesser metals. The USA has several Mints, such as Philadelphia, San Francisco, West Point (NY) and Denver.
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US Mint Box & COA  2016 $10 Gold Unc FIRST Spouse Patricia Nixon NO COINS
US Mint Box & COA 2016 $10 Gold Unc FIRST Spouse Patricia Nixon NO COINS
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2016-W Patricia Nixon $10 NGC MS70 - First Spouse .999 Gold
2016-W Patricia Nixon $10 NGC MS70 - First Spouse .999 Gold
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US Mint Box & COA  2016 $10 Gold Proof FIRST Spouse Patricia Nixon NO COINS
US Mint Box & COA 2016 $10 Gold Proof FIRST Spouse Patricia Nixon NO COINS
£ 11.62
2016-W Patricia Nixon $10 PCGS PR 70 DCAM (First Strike) -
2016-W Patricia Nixon $10 PCGS PR 70 DCAM (First Strike) -
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2016-W Patricia Nixon $10 NGC Proof 69 UCAM
2016-W Patricia Nixon $10 NGC Proof 69 UCAM
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