Gold Commemorative comes complete with box and certificate
of authenticity. Abigail married her husband, Millard,
in 1826 after postponing their nuptials due to poor
financial resources. Millard was elected vice president
in 1849, then assumed the presidency just 16 months
later following Zachary Taylor's death. Abigail did
not enjoy the social scene. She preferred to read. Congress
appropriated the funds and Abigail established the official
White House library.
the obverse of the Abigail Fillmore issues, we find
a portrait of her that was designed and sculpted by
Phebe Hemphill. The reverse was designed by Susan
Gamble and sculpted by Joseph Menna, showing Mrs.
Fillmore placing books on a shelf at the White House
library that she established.