United States Mint Releases William Howard Taft Presidential $1 Coin Products July 9
WASHINGTON -The United States Mint will accept orders for rolls, bags, and boxes of William Howard Taft Presidential $1 Coins beginning July 9 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This coin marks the 27th release in the bureau's Presidential $1 Coin Program. Available product options and their prices are as follows:
Presidential $1 Coin 25-Coin Roll - "P"
Presidential $1 Coin 25-Coin Roll - "D"
Presidential $1 Coin 100-Coin Bag - "P"
Presidential $1 Coin 100-Coin Bag - "D"
Presidential $1 Coin 250-Coin Box - "P"
Presidential $1 Coin 250-Coin Box - "D"
Presidential $1 Coin 500-Coin Box - "P"
Presidential $1 Coin 500-Coin Box - "D"
All product options contain circulating quality coins produced at either the United States Mint's facilities at Philadelphia or Denver that have never been placed into circulation. Packaging displays the name of the President, the mint of origin ("P" or "D"), and the face value of the contents.
The obverse (heads side) of the William Howard Taft Presidential $1 Coin was designed by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program Associate Designer Barbara Fox and executed by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Michael Gaudioso. The design features President Taft's portrait and the inscriptions WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT, IN GOD WE TRUST, 27th PRESIDENT, and 1909 - 1913.
The reverse (tails side) features a rendition of the Statue of Liberty by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Don Everhart. The inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and $1 appear on the coin's reverse, while the inscriptions 2013, E PLURIBUS UNUM, and the mint of origin are incused on the edge.
To place an order, visit the United States Mint's online catalog at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or call 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing- and speech-impaired customers may order by calling 1-888-321-MINT (6468). In addition to the standard shipping and handling fee of $4.95 added to all domestic orders, there is an additional shipping charge of $7.95 per box of 500 coins because of the weight.
Presidential $1 Coin rolls, bags, and boxes are also available for purchase through the bureau's Online Subscription Program. To learn more about this convenient ordering method, please visit http://www.usmint.gov/catalog.
The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It 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 numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The United States Mint's numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to the taxpayer.
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 July 9, 2013, 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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