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January 22, 2010

Bags and Rolls of 2010 Kennedy Half-Dollars Available January 29

WASHINGTON - The United States Mint announced today that it will offer 2010 Kennedy Half-Dollars for sale starting at noon Eastern Time (ET) on January 29, 2010. 

The 2010 Kennedy Half-Dollars will be available in bags of 200 circulating quality coins that include an equal number of half-dollars with "P" and "D" mint marks.  Each bag is marked with both a "P" and "D," representing the mints of origin, and "$100," representing the dollar value of its contents.

The half-dollars will also be available in a two-roll set containing 20 circulating quality coins per roll-one each from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver.  The coins are wrapped in specially designed United States Mint paper coin wrap, which displays a "P" or "D," representing the roll's mint of origin, and "$10," representing the dollar value of its contents.

Pricing for the 200-coin bags and two-roll sets is set at $130.95 and $32.95, respectively.  Customers may order at the United States Mint's Web site at http://catalog.usmint.gov/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CatalogSearchResultView?searchWord=kennedy, or at the toll-free number, 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).  Hearing- and speech-impaired customers may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468).  There is no order limit on these products.

The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation's sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage.  Its primary mission is to produce an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.  The United States Mint also produces proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold and platinum bullion coins.

Note:  To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, orders placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of January 29, 2010, noon ET shall not be deemed accepted by the United States Mint and will not be honored.  For more information, please review the United States Mint's Frequently Asked Questions, Answer ID #175.

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Contact:
Press inquiries:  Carolyn Fields (202) 354-7222
Customer Service information:  (800) USA MINT (872-6468)
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