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Bess Truman 2015 First Spouse Series

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West Point •W•

The first release in 2015, the Bess Truman First Spouse Gold Coin features a portrait of Bess Truman. From the fifth grade through high school, she was a classmate of Harry Truman, and they married in 1919. The reverse (tails) features a locomotive wheel moving along railroad tracks, representing Mrs. Truman’s support for her husband on his 1948 whistle-stop campaign trip for re-election as president.  Buy It Now!

Image/Copy:  U.S. Mint

Written by Robert L. Wilson

May 1, 2015 at 8:27 am

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