United States Mint’s Annual Holiday Catalog Available September 20

September 15, 2000
Holiday Collection Features 2000 Proof Platinum Eagles and Silver Proof Set New Products Include Golden Dollar Jewelry and 50 State Quarters™ Gifts On Line Orders Begin September 25 at www.USMINT.gov

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Mint 2000 Holiday Collection is as varied and attractive as ever, highlighted by the debut of the 2000 United States Mint Silver Proof Set™ and the new 2000 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins, featuring the “Eagle Over America’s Heartland” reverse design, the third in the Vistas of Liberty™ series.

“We have an exciting array of coins, jewelry, and collectibles to give as gifts for the holidays or to personally treasure,” said Mint Director Jay W. Johnson. “No matter who is on your gift list, we’ve got something inviting and affordable for all ages in every price range.” Featured new products for 2000 include:

Golden Dollar Globe Paperweight

The United States Millennium Coinage and Currency Set

2000 U.S. Mint Holiday Ornaments featuring the Golden Dollar

50 State Quarters™ Collector’s Spoons

50 State Quarters™ Watch

50 State Quarters™ Desk Clock

Golden Dollar Tear Drop Pendant

Golden Dollar Link Chain Pendant

Golden Dollar Link Chain Bracelet

One–Tenth Ounce Platinum Eagle Star Pendant

One–Tenth Ounce Gold Eagle Tuxedo Stud Set

One–Tenth Ounce Platinum Eagle Tuxedo Stud Set

United States Mint Police Patch

This is also the final chance for collectors to purchase 2000–dated coins and gifts to commemorate the new millennium, including the Library of Congress and Leif Ericson Commemorative Coins. Other favorites include the 50 State Quarters™ Coin and Die Sets, Official First Day Coin Covers, the 10–Coin Proof and 20–Coin Uncirculated Sets, the Official 50 State Quarters™ Collector’s Map, as well as popular jewelry items featuring American Eagle Platinum, Gold and Silver Coins.

Customers can purchase the products from the 2000 Holiday Collection four ways: First, they can save shipping and handling charges by ordering online via the Mint’s secure web site www.USMINT.gov. Second, they can call 1–800–USA–MINT. Third, they may download an order form at the web site and fax it to (301) 344–4150. Fourth, mail orders may be sent to U.S. Mint, Customer Care Center, Lanham, MD 20706–4331 (Attention: Order Processing). A shipping and handling fee of $3.95 per order will be added to all fax, mail and telephone orders. Hearing and speech impaired customers may order by calling (301) 344–4144 TDD. Please allow approximately 4–6 weeks for delivery. Order by November 24 for guaranteed holiday delivery on any in stock item anywhere in the United States by standard delivery. Express delivery orders should be placed by December 18. Express delivery is available only by calling 1–800–USA–MINT.


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