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[119 STAT. 2668]
[119 STAT. 2668]
PUBLIC LAW 109-000—MMMM. DD, 2005

119 STAT. 2668

PUBLIC LAW 109–145—DEC. 22, 2005 ‘‘(i) the name and likeness of a person who was a spouse of a President during the President’s period of service; ‘‘(ii) an inscription of the years during which such person was the spouse of a President during the President’s period of service; and ‘‘(iii) a number indicating the order of the period of service in which such President served. ‘‘(B) COIN REVERSE.—The design on the reverse of each coin issued under this subsection shall bear— ‘‘(i) images emblematic of the life and work of the First Spouse whose image is borne on the obverse; and ‘‘(ii) the inscription ‘United States of America’. ‘‘(C) DESIGNATED DENOMINATION.—Each coin issued under this subsection shall bear, on the reverse, an inscription of the nominal denomination of the coin which shall be ‘$10’. ‘‘(D) DESIGN IN CASE OF NO FIRST SPOUSE.—In the case of any President who served without a spouse— ‘‘(i) the image on the obverse of the bullion coin corresponding to the $1 coin relating to such President shall be an image emblematic of the concept of ‘Liberty’— ‘‘(I) as represented on a United States coin issued during the period of service of such President; or ‘‘(II) as represented, in the case of President Chester Alan Arthur, by a design incorporating the name and likeness of Alice Paul, a leading strategist in the suffrage movement, who was instrumental in gaining women the right to vote upon the adoption of the 19th amendment and thus the ability to participate in the election of future Presidents, and who was born on January 11, 1885, during the term of President Arthur; and ‘‘(ii) the reverse of such bullion coin shall be of a design representative of themes of such President, except that in the case of the bullion coin referred to in clause (i)(II) the reverse of such coin shall be representative of the suffrage movement. ‘‘(E) DESIGN AND COIN FOR EACH SPOUSE.—A separate coin shall be designed and issued under this section for each person who was the spouse of a President during any portion of a term of office of such President. ‘‘(F) INSCRIPTIONS.—Each bullion coin issued under this subsection shall bear the inscription of the year of minting or issuance of the coin and such other inscriptions as the Secretary may determine to be appropriate. ‘‘(4) SALE OF BULLION COINS.—Each bullion coin issued under this subsection shall be sold by the Secretary at a price that is equal to or greater than the sum of— ‘‘(A) the face value of the coins; and ‘‘(B) the cost of designing and issuing the coins (including labor, materials, dies, use of machinery, overhead expenses, marketing, and shipping).

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