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2011 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Coin | Lucretia Garfield

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Enhance your collection with these stunning one-half ounce 24-karat gold coins. The obverse features a portrait of first lady Lucretia Garfield, wife of President James Garfield. The reverse image represents her interest in art and features her painting on a canvas with brush and palette in hand. These coins are available in proof and uncirculated qualities and are presented in a handsome lacquered hardwood presentation case with a Certificate of Authenticity. Add these treasures to your collection today!.

Image/Text:  U.S.Mint

Written by Robert L. Wilson

December 2, 2011 at 7:02 am

2011 James Garfield Presidential $1 Coin Rolls

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Did you know that James Garfield was the last President born in a log cabin? Add these pristine circulating quality coins to your collection. The 2011 James Garfield Presidential $1 Coin Rolls are available with Philadelphia and Denver mint marks. Buy Now!.

James Garfield Presidential $1 Coin Launch | Mentor, Ohio

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The U.S. Mint and The National Park Service are launching the James Garfield Presidential $1 Coin today at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site.  Lawnfield, as is it known, is located at 2095 Mentor Ave. Mentor, Ohio 44060.  I certainly wish I could be there for this historic event.  Having grown up in Northeast Ohio, and attending high school in Mentor, I have fond memories this Presidents home.  I went to Lawnfield on a third grade field trip , and the unique memory I have is that the kitchen was in a separate building behind the house.  I suppose separating it for fire reasons, and the heat of a Ohio summer.  They were making Johnnycake, and being the young foodie I was, once in the gift shop I had to have the book that held the receipt.  Being a lucky one with my Mother as a chaperone, I went home with the book in my little hands.  Needless to say we made johnnycake when I came home from school.  I wish everyone who attends this Presidential Coin Launch leaves with a memory as fond as mine!

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