The First Spouse Gold Coin Program is in its inaugural year of issuance. You might be wondering what image will appear on coins that celebrate a presidency in which there was no first spouse. Well, such coins will feature a symbol of Liberty based on a U.S. coin that was issued during the president’s time in office. The current First Spouse Coin (Jefferson) falls into this category.
The Thomas Jefferson $1 Official First Day Coin Cover bears the U.S. non-denominated American Flag postage stamp, postmarked August 16, 2007, Charlottesville, VA, the day Thomas Jefferson $1 Coins were first released to the Federal Reserve Bank and the public. The obverse shows a portrait of Jefferson, while the reverse depicts the Statue of Liberty. The coin's edge is inscribed with the mint mark, "2007," and the words "In God We Trust" and "E Pluribus Unum."
The Wyoming quarter dollar is offered in two-roll sets (40 coins per roll) that include one roll each from the United States Mint at Philadelphia and Denver, and in bags of 100 and 1,000 circulating coins. The Wyoming quarter is the fourth coin released in 2007 in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program. The coin's reverse features a bucking horse and rider, symbolizing the State's Wild West heritage.
The 2007 Wyoming Official First Day Coin Cover is the 44th in the series of the 50 State Quarters® Program First Day Coin Covers. This limited-edition cover – only 35,000 will be produced – features two Wyoming quarter dollars from the first day of mintage – July 30, 2007. The postmark of September 4, 2007, Fort Laramie, WY, marks the day the Wyoming quarter dollars were first released to the Federal Reserve Bank and to the public.
What could be wilder than a bucking bronco? That's the icon that wild Wyoming has chosen for its quarter. This famous silhouette is known throughout the state and the world, and it now appears on September's Coin of the Month on the United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site.