The First Spouse coins from the U.S. Mint have a face value of $10 and contain 1/2 oz of pure 24 karat gold, making the metal value alone worth quite a bit on the bullion market. Since very few of the coins have been certified in perfect MS70 condition by NGC, demand has been rising and they could prove to be the type of "sleeper coins" that expert investors seek out.
Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson served as first lady of the United States as the wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1963 to 1969. She was known for making the nations cities and highways more beautiful with the Highway Beautification Act. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977, and the Congressional Gold Medal in 1984. Mrs. Johnson passed away July 11, 2007 at the age of 94 in Texas.
Obverse: Features Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson
Reverse: features the Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument and flowers in reference to Mrs. Johnson's efforts in the beautification and conservation of America, which began in Washington, D.C.