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2013-W Proof US Mint First Spouse Ellen Wilson 1/2 oz Gold Coin with Box & CoA

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The United States Mint’s First Spouse Gold Coin Program celebrates the Presidential spouses who, throughout American history, have helped to shape history and the institutions of the White House in their own ways. One of the most short-lived of these figures, but still consequential, was Ellen Wilson. First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson, she was resident in the White House for only a year before being tragically laid low by Bright’s Disease, but she spent that brief time in a flurry of activity: promoting child labor laws and education programs, producing accomplished landscape and portrait paintings, and conceiving and overseeing the creation of the White House Rose Garden which has remained a famous fixture of the Presidential mansion ever since. The 2013-W Proof US Mint First Spouse Ellen Wilson 1/2 oz Gold Coin commemorates Mrs. Wilson’s fondness for roses and is now available for online purchase from Provident Metals.


  • Available to you in an elegant wooden case with a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • Issued in 2013, the 28th entry in the First Spouse Gold Coin program!
  • Supplied from a limited original mintage!
  • Contains 1/2 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • Face value of $10 is fully backed by the American government.
  • Obverse side features a portrait of Ellen Wilson.
  • Roses appear on the reverse.

The 2013-W Proof US Mint First Spouse Ellen Wilson Gold Coin comes in an attractive wooden case with a Certificate of Authenticity. They exhibit the mirrored background fields and frosted foreground details of a proof-quality coin, and ship fully insured against loss or damage by the Provident Metals team.


Ellen Wilson’s name and portrait appear on the obverse field, accompanied by the West Point Mint’s “W” mint mark and the lettering “LIBERTY,” “2013,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “28th 1913 – 1914.”


Roses represent the famous Garden on the reverse side, accompanied by the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “$10,” and “1/2 OZ. .9999 FINE GOLD.”


The First Spouse Gold Coin program was set in motion by an act of Congress in 2005 and issued its first coins in 2007. From that year until 2016, it celebrated Presidential spouses in the chronological order in which they served, ranging from the time of Martha Washington all the way down to the era of Barbara Bush in the early Nineties. The coin dedicated to Ellen Wilson features the design work of award-winning artist Frank Morris and the sculpting talents of Charles L. Vickers.


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Product Details

Year 2013
Mint Mark W - West Point
Metals Purity .9999
Producer US Mint
Thickness 1.88 mm
Diameter 26.49 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $10
Country United States
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series First Spouse
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 4000986