2012 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® Goes on Sale May 21
WASHINGTON - Collectors may begin ordering the 2012 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set on May 21 at noon Eastern Time. The set includes two folders, each containing 14 coins from the United States Mint facilities at Denver and Philadelphia, for a total of 28 coins.
The set includes:
* America the Beautiful Quarters® coins honoring El Yunque National Forest (Puerto Rico), Chaco Culture National Historical Park (New Mexico), Acadia National Park (Maine), Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii) and Denali National Park and Preserve (Alaska)
* Presidential $1 Coins honoring Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland (first and second terms) and Benjamin Harrison
* Native American $1 Coins
* Kennedy half-dollars
* Roosevelt dimes
* Jefferson 5-cent coins
* Lincoln one-cent coins
A Certificate of Authenticity accompanies each set, which is priced at $27.95. Orders will be accepted at the bureau's online catalog, http://www/usmint.gov/catalog, or at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). All domestic orders will be assessed a shipping and handling fee of $4.95 per order.
Customers may also purchase the United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set through the bureau's Online Subscription Program. For more information about this convenient ordering method, please visit http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.
The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation's sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing 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 May 21, 2012, at 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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