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July 30, 2013

United States Mint Opens Sales for William Howard Taft $1 Coin Cover on August 6

WASHINGTON - The United States Mint will open sales for the William Howard Taft $1 Coin Cover (product code P47) on August 6 at noon Eastern Time (ET).  This is the 27th issue in the United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series, which launched in 2007.

This limited edition coin cover includes two circulating quality William Howard Taft Presidential $1 Coins honoring President Taft's term in office (1909 - 1913) from the first day of mintage at the United States Mint - February 11, 2013, for the Philadelphia facility, and February 6, 2013, for the Denver facility.  The coins are mounted on a display card that is placed inside an envelope bearing a U.S. Patriotic Star postage stamp.  The postmark August 6, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, certifies this limited edition.  

The William Howard Taft $1 Coin Cover is priced at $19.95, with total mintage set at 20,000 units.  Orders will be accepted at the United States Mint's online catalog at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).  Hearing- and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT (6468).  A $4.95 shipping and handling charge will be added to all domestic orders.

The United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Covers 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 August 6, 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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Contact:
Press inquiries:  Carolyn Fields (202) 354-7222
Customer Service information:  (800) USA MINT (872-6468)
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