De Orc Posted November 26, 2008 Report Share Posted November 26, 2008 Well after some hesitation LOL I decided to add these to my medal collection, at 1st I was not sure what the designs would be like never having bought a US Mint nedal but having seen them I was very plesantly suprised These are what I have to date USA First Spouse Medals 2nd Presidency Abigail Adams 1797-1801 Abigail Adams writing the famous words “Remember the Ladies” to her husband when he was in the Second Continental Congress drafting the Declaration of Independence. 3rd Presidency 1801-1809 President Jefferson's grave marker at Monticello with the epitaph he requested to reflect his most significant accomplishments. reproduction of the Draped Bust Half-Cent obverse designed by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Robert Scot (1793-1823) and minted in the early 1800s. 5th Presidency Elizabeth Monroe 1817-1825 Elizabeth Monroe at a reception marking the 1818 reopening of the White House after it had been burned during the War of 1812. Portrait of Elizabeth Monroe. 6th Presidency Louisa Adams 1825-1829 Louisa Adams with her young son Charles on an arduous journey across much of Europe to join her husband in Paris. portrait of Louisa Adams circa 1816 7th Presidency President Andrew Jackson as the war hero “Old Hickory,” who led a force of approximately 4,000 troops against the British Army at the Battle of New Orleans. Reproduction of the Capped Bust, Lettered Edge Half Dollar obverse coin design minted in the early 1800s. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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